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AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Clinical Trials

2013 Clinical Trials Award $ 50,000 Deadline - January 1, 2013

NREF Grant Assistance Program - Deadline October 1, 2012

For further questions regarding both of these programs please contact Zoher Ghogawala, MD
Short-Term Effects of Combined Manual Therapy to the Cervical and Thoracic Spine

Objective: Neck pain continues to be a prevalent condition in our society. Manual therapy (hands on techniques for the treatment of neck pain is an intervention commonly implemented in clinical practice. Recently researchers and clinicians have implemented manual therapy techniques to the thoracic spine (midback) to treat patients with neck pain. To date no studies have examined the short-term combined effects of thoracic spine manual therapy and cervical spine manual therapy in the treatment of patients with mechanical neck pain. The purpose this study is to assess the combined effects of thoracic spine thrust manipulation with cervical spine non-thrust manipulation in patients with neck pain.

Design: Allocation: Randomized Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment Masking: Single Blind (Subject) Primary Purpose: Treatment


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