Whiplash, Headache, and Neck Pain, 1st Edition

Author :
By Gwendolen Jull, PhD, MPhty, Grad Dip Man Ther, FACP, Michele Sterling, PhD, MPhty, BPhty, Grad Dip Manip Physio, FACP, Deborah Falla, PhD, BPhty, Julia Treleaven, PhD, BPhty and Shaun O'Leary, PhD, MPhty, BPhty, FACP
• Textbook and practical clinical handbook for all students and practitioners concerned with evaluation, diagnosis, assessment and management of neck pain and cervical headache particularly in relation to whiplash. • Written by a group of researc ...view more
• Textbook and practical clinical handbook for all students and practitioners concerned with evaluation, diagnosis, assessment and management of neck pain and cervical headache particularly in relation to whiplash. • Written by a group of researchers and clinicians who are leaders in the field of whiplash and related neck and head pain. • Demonstrates the clinical relevance of the research to the student and busy practitioner. • Suggests future directions for clinical management and future research. • Extensively illustrated with line diagrams and photographs.
ISBN :
9780443100475
Publication Date :
25-03-2008
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• Textbook and practical clinical handbook for all students and practitioners concerned with evaluation, diagnosis, assessment and management of neck pain and cervical headache particularly in relation to whiplash. • Written by a group of researchers and clinicians who are leaders in the field of whiplash and related neck and head pain. • Demonstrates the clinical relevance of the research to the student and busy practitioner. • Suggests future directions for clinical management and future research. • Extensively illustrated with line diagrams and photographs.

Key Features
 This book presents the applied sciences, clinical assessment methods and rehabilitation protocols for the management of persons with neck pain. The material presented in this book represents the translation of research into clinical practice and provides a systematic approach to assessment and an evidence base for conservative clinical management strategies for neck pain. Unique topics in this book include:• Provides an understanding of the pathophysiological processes in the sensory, motor and sensorimotor systems and how they present in patients with neck pain disorders. • Presents multimodal approaches to management of neck pain guided by the evidence of presenting dysfunctions• Presents a comprehensive description of a therapeutic exercise approach based on motor control which has proven efficacy.

Author Information
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, BPhty, Professor, Chair in Rehabilitation Science and Physiotherapy, School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK; Julia Treleaven, PhD, BPhty, Senior Research Officer in Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia and Shaun O'Leary, PhD, MPhty, BPhty, FACP, Senior Research Fellow, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia