Clinical Anatomy and Management of Cervical Spine Pain, Clinical Anatomy and Management of Back Pain Series

Clinical Anatomy and Management of Cervical Spine Pain

Clinical Anatomy and Management of Back Pain Series

By Lynton Giles, MSc, PhD, DC, Former Director, Mutidisciplinary Spinal Pain Unit and Honorary Clinical Scientist, Townsville General Hospitial, Queensland, Australia; and Kevin Singer, PT, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor, Centre for Musculoskeletal Studies, Department of Surgery, The University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia


Section 1: Introduction - Introduction: Section 2: Anatomy, Pathology and Biomechanics - Anatomy and pathology of the cervical spine; Cervicothoracic transitional junction; Normal kinematics of the cervical spine; Whiplash injuries: Section 3: Diagnosis and Management - Diagnostic imaging of mechanical and degenerative syndromes of the cervical spine; Medical management of neck pain of mechanical origin; Surgical management of cervical spine pain of mechanical origin; Chiropractic management of cervical spine pain of mechanical origin; Osteopathic management of cervical spine pain of mechanical origin; Physiotherapy management of cervical spine pain of mechanical origin; Contraindications to cervical spine manipulation