A R Gross
Affiliation: McMaster University
- Manual therapy for mechanical neck disorders: a systematic reviewA R Gross
Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
Man Ther 7:131-49. 2002..Manipulation and mobilization alone appear to be less effective. Factorial design would help delineate the magnitude of effect for each component of care...
- A Cochrane review of manipulation and mobilization for mechanical neck disordersAnita R Gross
McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1541-8. 2004..Our systematic review of randomized trials assessed whether manipulation and mobilization relieve pain or improve function/disability, patient satisfaction, and global perceived effect in adults with mechanical neck disorders...
- Patient education for neck painAnita Gross
School of Rehabilitation Science and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD005106. 2012..Neck disorders are common, disabling, and costly. The effectiveness of patient education strategies is unclear...
- Clinical practice guideline on the use of manipulation or mobilization in the treatment of adults with mechanical neck disordersA R Gross
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Man Ther 7:193-205. 2002..Pain, function, patient satisfaction and adverse events were appraised...
- Manipulation or mobilisation for neck pain: a Cochrane ReviewAnita Gross
School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, 1400 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 1C7, Canada
Man Ther 15:315-33. 2010..6% treatment advantage) and increased function (NNT 5; 40.6% treatment advantage) in acute pain and immediate pain reduction in chronic neck pain (NNT 5; 29% treatment advantage). Optimal technique and dose need to be determined...
- Knowledge to action: a challenge for neck pain treatmentAnita R Gross
School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, 1400 Main Street W, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 39:351-63. 2009..We conclude by delineating research gaps and proposing future research directions. LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Therapy, level 5...
- Conservative management of mechanical neck disorders: a systematic reviewAnita R Gross
School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
J Rheumatol 34:1083-102. 2007....
- A survey to examine attitudes and patterns of practice of physiotherapists who perform cervical spine manipulationL Hurley
Department of Physiotherapy, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Man Ther 7:10-8. 2002..Feedback from this survey will be used in developing a CSM CPG. A future survey will evaluate changes in clinical practice and in attitudes toward CPGs some time after the dissemination of the CSM CPG...
- Acupuncture for neck disordersK V Trinh
McMaster University, DeGroote School of Medicine, Office of MD Admissions, 1200 Main Street West, MDCL 3112, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3Z5
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD004870. 2006..This review summarizes the most current scientific evidence on the effectiveness of acupuncture for acute, subacute and chronic neck pain...
- Massage for mechanical neck disorders: a systematic reviewJeanette Ezzo
JPS Enterprises, Baltimore, MD, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:353-62. 2007..Systematic review...
- Medicinal and injection therapies for mechanical neck disorders: a Cochrane systematic reviewPaul M Peloso
Amgen Inc, Thousand Oaks, California, USA
J Rheumatol 33:957-67. 2006....
- A Cochrane review of electrotherapy for mechanical neck disordersPeter Kroeling
Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E641-8. 2005..Systematic review...
- Mechanical traction for mechanical neck disorders: a systematic reviewNadine Graham
School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, and St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Canada
J Rehabil Med 38:145-52. 2006..To assess whether mechanical traction, either alone or in combination with other treatments, improves pain, function/disability, patient satisfaction and global perceived effect in adults with mechanical neck disorders...