Neck Flexor Muscle Strength, Efficiency, and Relaxation Times in Normal Subjects and Neck Pain and Headache (Fragment)

Pamela M. Barton, MD, Keith C. Hayes, PhD ABSTRACT. Barton PM, Hayes KC. Neck flexor muscle strength, efficiency, and relaxation times in normal subjects and subjects with unilateral neck pain and headache. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 1996;77:680-7. Objective: To determine the test-retest reliability of a new method for measuring muscular strength, efficiency, and relaxation times…

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Is the sagittal configuration of the cervical Spine changed in women with chronic whiplash Syndrome? A comparative computer-assisted Radiographic assessment (Fragment)

Kristjansson, BSc (Manip Ther),a and H. Jo´nsson Jr, MD, PhD Objective: To reveal whether women with chronic whiplash-associated disorder (WAD) symptoms, grade I-II, demonstrate regional and/or segmental radiographic signs of altered cervical lordosis. Design: Case-control study. Setting: Radiography department at a university hospital. Participants: Three age-balanced groups comprising 120 women. The case group included women…

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