Whiplash, Headache, and Neck Pain, Research-Based Directions for Physical Therapies

Whiplash, Headache, and Neck Pain

Research-Based Directions for Physical Therapies

By Gwendolen Jull, PhD, MPhty, Grad Dip Man Ther, FACP, Professor of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland; Co-director, NHMRC Center of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, The University of Queensland; Co-director of the Cervical Spine and Whiplash Research Unit, The University of Queensland; Consultant Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist; Michele Sterling, PhD MPhty BPhty Grad Dip Manip Physio FACP, Chief Investigator, CCRE Spine; Associate Professor, School of Medicine and School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences; Associate Director, Centre for National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine (CONROD); Director Rehabilitation Research Program (CONROD); Senior Lecturer, Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia; Deborah Falla, PhD, B Phty(Hons), NHMRC Research Fellow, NHMRC Center of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, The University of Queensland, Australia; NHMRC Research Fellow, Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark; Julia Treleaven, PhD, B Phty, Clinical Manager of the Cervical Spine and Whiplash Research Unit, The University of Queensland; Lecturer, Division of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, Australia and Shaun O'Leary, PhD, M Phty St(Manip Ther), B Phty(Hons), Lecturer, Division of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland; Clinical Educator, Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy program, The University of Queensland, Australia


Section 1 Introduction

Chapter 1 Introduction

Section 2 Applied Clinical Sciences

Chapter 2 Sensory manifestations of neck pain

Chapter 3 tructure and Function of the Cervical Region

Chapter 4 Alterations in Cervical Muscle Function in Neck Pain

Chapter 5 The Cervical Spine and Sensorimotor Control

Chapter 6 Disturbances in Postural Stability, Head and Eye Movement Control in Cervical Disorders

Chapter 7 Psychological and Psychosocial Factors in Neck Pain

Section 3 Whiplash, Headache and Cervico-brachial Pain

Chapter 8 Whiplash Associated Disorders

Chapter 9 Cervicogenic Headache: Differential Diagnosis

Chapter 10 Differential Diagnosis of Cervico-brachial Pain

Section 4 Therapeutics for Cervical Disorders

Chapter 11 Clinical assessment: The Patient Interview and History

Chapter 12 Clinical Assessment: The Physical Examination

Chapter 13 Principles of Management of Cervical Disorders

Chapter 14 Therapeutic Exercise for Cervical Disorders: Practice Pointers

Section 5 Conclusion

Chapter 15 Future Directions