Summary: Discomfort or more intense forms of pain that are localized to the cervical region. This term generally refers to pain in the posterior or lateral regions of the neck.
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- Treatment of neck pain: noninvasive interventions: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated DisordersEric L Hurwitz
Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S123-52. 2008..Best evidence synthesis...
- Effect of two contrasting types of physical exercise on chronic neck muscle painLars L Andersen
National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
Arthritis Rheum 59:84-91. 2008..Our objective was to determine the effectiveness of specific strength training of the painful muscle versus general fitness training without direct involvement of the painful muscle (leg bicycling) on work-related neck muscle pain...
- Effectiveness of small daily amounts of progressive resistance training for frequent neck/shoulder pain: randomised controlled trialLars L Andersen
National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
Pain 152:440-6. 2011..In conclusion, as little as 2 minutes of daily progressive resistance training for 10 weeks results in clinically relevant reductions of pain and tenderness in healthy adults with frequent neck/shoulder symptoms...
- Updated method guidelines for systematic reviews in the cochrane collaboration back review groupMaurits van Tulder
Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1290-9. 2003..Descriptive method guidelines...
- A review of psychological risk factors in back and neck painS J Linton
Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro Medical Center, Orebro, Sweden
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1148-56. 2000..The literature on psychological factors in neck and back pain was systematically searched and reviewed...
- Comparative outcomes of a 2-year follow-up of cervical medial branch blocks in management of chronic neck pain: a randomized, double-blind controlled trialLaxmaiah Manchikanti
Pain Management Center of Paducah, Paducah, Kentucky, USA
Pain Physician 13:437-50. 2010..injections, therapeutic medial branch blocks, and radiofrequency neurotomy have been applied in managing chronic neck pain of cervical facet joint origin. However, the effectiveness of these modalities continues to be debated...
- Cervical epidural injections in chronic discogenic neck pain without disc herniation or radiculitis: preliminary results of a randomized, double-blind, controlled trialLaxmaiah Manchikanti
Pain Management Center of Paducah, Paducah, KY, USA
Pain Physician 13:E265-78. 2010Chronic neck pain is a common problem in the adult population with a typical 12-month prevalence of 30% to 50%. However, there is a lack of consensus regarding the causes and treatments of chronic neck pain...
- The burden and determinants of neck pain in the general population: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated DisordersSheilah Hogg-Johnson
Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Canada
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S39-51. 2008..Best evidence synthesis...
- Kettlebell training for musculoskeletal and cardiovascular health: a randomized controlled trialKenneth Jay
National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
Scand J Work Environ Health 37:196-203. 2011..The aim of this trial was to investigate the effectiveness of a worksite intervention using kettlebell training to improve musculoskeletal and cardiovascular health...
- Implementation of neck/shoulder exercises for pain relief among industrial workers: a randomized controlled trialMette K Zebis
Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, 5320 Odense M, Denmark
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:205. 2011..This study evaluates the effect of implementing strength training at the workplace on non-specific neck and shoulder pain among industrial workers...
- 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. 2010Manipulation and mobilisation are often used, either alone or combined with other treatment approaches, to treat neck pain. This review assesses if manipulation or mobilisation improves pain, function/disability, patient satisfaction, ..
- Sickness absence and concurrent low back and neck-shoulder pain: results from the MUSIC-Norrtälje studyTeresia Nyman
Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Stockholm County Council, Norrbacka, 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
Eur Spine J 16:631-8. 2007..The study also implies that spinal co-morbidity is an important factor to be considered by clinicians and occupational health providers in planning treatment, or in prevention of these disorders...
- Expenditures and health status among adults with back and neck problemsBrook I Martin
Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
JAMA 299:656-64. 2008..Back and neck problems are among the symptoms most commonly encountered in clinical practice. However, few studies have examined national trends in expenditures for back and neck problems or related these trends to health status measures...
- One-year randomized controlled trial with different physical-activity programs to reduce musculoskeletal symptoms in the neck and shoulders among office workersAnne Katrine Blangsted
National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
Scand J Work Environ Health 34:55-65. 2008..This study evaluates the effect of two different worksite physical-activity interventions on neck-shoulder symptoms, together with perceived work ability and sick leave among office workers...
- US national prevalence and correlates of low back and neck pain among adultsTara W Strine
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
Arthritis Rheum 57:656-65. 2007To estimate the US prevalence and psychological and health behavior correlates of low back pain and/or neck pain. No current US national prevalence estimates of low back and neck pain exist and few studies have investigated the ..
- A randomized controlled intervention trial to relieve and prevent neck/shoulder painLars L Andersen
National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:983-90. 2008..The objective of this study is to investigate the effect of three different workplace interventions on long-term compliance, muscle strength gains, and neck/shoulder pain in office workers...
- The Neck Disability Index: state-of-the-art, 1991-2008Howard Vernon
Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Manipulative Physiol Ther 31:491-502. 2008..Neck Disability Index (NDI) was the first instrument designed to assess self-rated disability in patients with neck pain. This article reviews the history of the NDI and the current state of the research into its psychometric ..
- Effect of physical exercise interventions on musculoskeletal pain in all body regions among office workers: a one-year randomized controlled trialLars L Andersen
National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
Man Ther 15:100-4. 2010..pain symptoms in all regions of the body, as well as on other musculoskeletal pain in association with neck pain. A single blind randomized controlled trial testing a one-year exercise intervention was performed among 549 ..
- Epidemiology of work related neck and upper limb problems: psychosocial and personal risk factors (part I) and effective interventions from a bio behavioural perspective (part II)P M Bongers
TNO Quality of Life, Work and Employment, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
J Occup Rehabil 16:279-302. 2006..From the low back pain intervention research can be learned that interventions should best be targeted to both the worker and the organisation and that interventions will only be successful when all stakeholders are involved...
- The effectiveness of a work style intervention and a lifestyle physical activity intervention on the recovery from neck and upper limb symptoms in computer workersClaire M Bernaards
Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Department of Occupational and Public Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Pain 132:142-53. 2007..The combined intervention was ineffective in increasing total physical activity. Therefore we cannot draw conclusions on the effect of increasing physical activity on the recovery from neck and upper limb symptoms...
- Work related neck-shoulder pain: a review on magnitude, risk factors, biochemical characteristics, clinical picture and preventive interventionsBritt Larsson
Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Neuroscience and Locomotion, Faculty of Health Sciences, and Pain and Rehabilitation Centre, University Hospital, 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 21:447-63. 2007..Furthermore, the latest information on the biochemical milieu within healthy and painful neck-shoulder muscles is reviewed. Finally diagnosis of and intervention for neck and shoulder pain are discussed...
- Effectiveness of an educational and physical programme in reducing headache, neck and shoulder pain: a workplace controlled trialF Mongini
Department of Clinical Pathophysiology, Headache and Facial Pain Unit, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
Cephalalgia 28:541-52. 2008..baseline were: headache frequency -2.45 (-3.48, -1.43); frequency of neck pain -2.62 (-4.09, -1.16); responder rates (odds ratio, 95% CI) 5.51 (2.75, 11) for headache, 3.10 (1.65, 5...
- Epidemiology of adolescent spinal pain: a systematic overview of the research literatureLeah J Jeffries
Centre for Allied Health Evidence, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2630-7. 2007..Systematic literature review...
- The epidemiology of neck painD G Hoy
University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston Rd, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 24:783-92. 2010b>Neck pain is becoming increasingly common throughout the world. It has a considerable impact on individuals and their families, communities, health-care systems, and businesses...
- Torque-EMG-velocity relationship in female workers with chronic neck muscle painLars L Andersen
National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
J Biomech 41:2029-35. 2008..Parallel increase in pain and perceived exertion among MYA were observed in response to the maximal contractions, emphasizing that heavy physical exertion provokes pain increase only in conditions of myalgia...
- "I'm more in balance": a qualitative study of yoga for patients with chronic neck painHolger Cramer
Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
J Altern Complement Med 19:536-42. 2013This study investigated the perceived influence of yoga on body perception and psychosocial aspects of life for patients with chronic neck pain.
- The burden and determinants of neck pain in workers: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated DisordersPierre Cote
Centre of Research Expertise in Improved Disability Outcomes, University Health Network Rehabilitation Solutions, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S60-74. 2008..Systematic review and best evidence synthesis...
- Measurement properties of disease-specific questionnaires in patients with neck pain: a systematic reviewJasper M Schellingerhout
Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Qual Life Res 21:659-70. 2012..To critically appraise and compare the measurement properties of the original versions of neck-specific questionnaires...
- Validity of the Neck Disability Index and Neck Pain and Disability Scale for measuring disability associated with chronic, non-traumatic neck painMark Chan Ci En
Physiotherapy Department, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
Man Ther 14:433-8. 2009..of this study was to evaluate the construct and content validity of the Neck Disability Index (NDI) and the Neck Pain and Disability Scale (NPAD) in patients with chronic, non-traumatic neck pain. Twenty patients (mean age=64...
- Randomized trial of therapeutic massage for chronic neck painKaren J Sherman
Group Health Center for Health Studies, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Clin J Pain 25:233-8. 2009..about the effectiveness of therapeutic massage, one of the most popular complementary medical treatments for neck pain. A randomized controlled trial was conducted to evaluate whether therapeutic massage is more beneficial than a ..
- Risk factors for more severe regional musculoskeletal symptoms: a two-year prospective study of a general working populationJohan H Andersen
Department of Occupational Medicine, Herning Hospital, Herning, and Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
Arthritis Rheum 56:1355-64. 2007....
- Effects of a workplace physical exercise intervention on the intensity of headache and neck and shoulder symptoms and upper extremity muscular strength of office workers: a cluster randomized controlled cross-over trialTuulikki Sjögren
Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, P O Box 35, FIN 40014 Jyvaskyla, Finland
Pain 116:119-28. 2005..1) (P=0.001) or 4% (95% CI 1-6). The intervention had no effect on the intensity of shoulder symptoms or the flexion strength of the upper extremities. Specific exercise may be clinically important to alleviate headache and neck symptoms...
- Effectiveness of dynamic muscle training, relaxation training, or ordinary activity for chronic neck pain: randomised controlled trialMatti Viljanen
Tampere Regional Institute of Occupational Health, PO Box 486, FIN 33101 Tampere, Finland
BMJ 327:475. 2003To determine the effectiveness of dynamic muscle training and relaxation training for chronic neck pain.
- Mental disorders among persons with chronic back or neck pain: results from the World Mental Health SurveysKoen Demyttenaere
Department of Neurosciences and Psychiatry, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Pain 129:332-42. 2007This paper reports cross-national data concerning back or neck pain comorbidity with mental disorders...
- Measurement properties of the neck disability index: a systematic reviewJoy C MacDermid
Hand and Upper Limb Centre Clinical Research Laboratory, St Joseph s Health Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 39:400-17. 2009..Systematic review of clinical measurement...
- The prevalence of neck pain in the world population: a systematic critical review of the literatureRene Fejer
Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, 5230 Odense M, Denmark
Eur Spine J 15:834-48. 2006The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of neck pain (NP) in the world population and to identify areas of methodological variation between studies...
- Back pain reporting pattern in a Danish population-based sample of children and adolescentsN Wedderkopp
Institute of Sportsscience and Clinical Biomechanics, Odense University, Denmark
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:1879-83. 2001..b>Neck pain and pain in more than one area of the spine are rare in both age groups. No gender differences were found...
- Frequent computer-related activities increase the risk of neck-shoulder and low back pain in adolescentsPaula T Hakala
Tampere School of Public Health, FIN 33014 University of Tampere, Finland
Eur J Public Health 16:536-41. 2006..We studied how the use of computers, the Internet, and mobile phones, playing digital games and viewing television are related to NSP and LBP in adolescents...
- Active neck muscle training in the treatment of chronic neck pain in women: a randomized controlled trialJari Ylinen
Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, Jyvaskyla, Finland
JAMA 289:2509-16. 2003Active physical training is commonly recommended for patients with chronic neck pain; however, its efficacy has not been demonstrated in randomized studies.
- Psychometric properties of the Neck Disability Index and Numeric Pain Rating Scale in patients with mechanical neck painJoshua A Cleland
Department of Physical Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH 03301, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:69-74. 2008..test-retest reliability, construct validity, and minimum levels of detectable and clinically important change for the Neck Disability Index (NDI) and the numeric rating scale (NRS) for pain in a cohort of patients with neck pain.
- Randomised trial of acupuncture compared with conventional massage and "sham" laser acupuncture for treatment of chronic neck painD Irnich
Department of Anaesthesiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, 81377 Munich, Germany
BMJ 322:1574-8. 2001To compare the efficacy of acupuncture and conventional massage for the treatment of chronic neck pain.
- The treatment of neck and low back pain: who seeks care? who goes where?P Cote
Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario
Med Care 39:956-67. 2001..Neck and low back pain are leading causes of morbidity and health care utilization. However, little is known about the characteristics that differentiate those who seek from those who do not seek health care for their pain...
- Patterns and perceptions of care for treatment of back and neck pain: results of a national surveyPeter M Wolsko
Center for Alternative Medicine Research and Education, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:292-7; discussion 298. 2003We conducted a nationally representative random household telephone survey to assess therapies used to treat back or neck pain.
- Efficacy of low-level laser therapy in the management of neck pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised placebo or active-treatment controlled trialsRoberta T Chow
Nerve Research Foundation, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Lancet 374:1897-908. 2009b>Neck pain is a common and costly condition for which pharmacological management has limited evidence of efficacy and side-effects...
- Risk factors for new episodes of sick leave due to neck or back pain in a working population. A prospective study with an 18-month and a three-year follow-upGunnar Bergström
The Karolinska Institute, Section for Personal Injury Prevention, Stockholm, Sweden
Occup Environ Med 64:279-87. 2007..To identify risk factors for new episodes of sick leave due to neck or back pain...
- Systematic review of the effectiveness of cervical epidurals in the management of chronic neck painRamsin M Benyamin
Millennium Pain Center, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
Pain Physician 12:137-57. 2009Chronic neck pain is a common problem in the adult population with a typical 12-month prevalence of 30% to 50%, and 14% of the patients reporting grade II to IV neck pain with high pain intensity and disability that has a substantial ..
- Work-induced pain, trapezius blood flux, and muscle activity in workers with chronic shoulder and neck painVegard Strøm
National Institute of Occupational Health, P O Box 8149, Dep, N 0033 Oslo, Norway
Pain 144:147-55. 2009..work with time pressure and hand precision demands in 24 full-time working subjects with chronic shoulder and neck pain. The responses were compared with those of a reference group of 28 healthy subjects without pain...
- Risk factors for neck pain: a longitudinal study in the general populationP R Croft
Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, University of Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, Stoke on Trent, UK
Pain 93:317-25. 2001The objective of the study was to examine the 1-year cumulative incidence of episodic neck pain and to explore its associations with individual risk factors, including a history of previous neck injury...
- Repetitive strain injuryMaurits van Tulder
Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Lancet 369:1815-22. 2007..Exercise is probably beneficial for neck pain, as are corticosteroid injections and exercise for shoulder pain...
- Validity of the neck disability index, Northwick Park neck pain questionnaire, and problem elicitation technique for measuring disability associated with whiplash-associated disordersJan Lucas Hoving
Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Suite 41, Cabrini Medical Centre, 183 Wattletree Road, Victoria 3144, Malvern, Australia
Pain 102:273-81. 2003The Neck Disability Index (NDI) and Northwick Park Neck Pain Questionnaire (NPQ) were developed to measure self-perceived disability from neck pain, including that which may arise from whiplash injury...
- Neck muscle training in the treatment of chronic neck pain: a three-year follow-up studyJ Ylinen
Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, Jyvaskyla, Finland
Eura Medicophys 43:161-9. 2007The objective of the trial was to evaluate whether the positive results achieved with a one-year training regimen in patients with chronic nonspecific neck pain would have long-standing effects.
- Effect of neck exercise on sitting posture in patients with chronic neck painDeborah Falla
Center for Sensory Motor Interaction, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Fredrik Bajers Vej 7D 3, DK 9220, Aalborg, Denmark
Phys Ther 87:408-17. 2007Poor sitting posture has been implicated in the development and perpetuation of neck pain symptoms...
- Qigong and exercise therapy in patients with long-term neck pain: a prospective randomized trialBirgitta Lansinger
Goteborg University, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology Physiotherapy, Goteborg, Sweden
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2415-22. 2007..A randomized, controlled, multicenter trial: 1-year follow-up...
- A prospective randomized multicenter clinical evaluation of an anterior cervical fusion cageR J Hacker
Oregon Neurosurgery Specialists, Eugene, Oregon 97401, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2646-54; discussion 2655. 2000..A prospective, concurrently controlled, randomized, multicenter trial of an anterior Bagby and Kuslich cervical fusion cage (BAK/C; Sulzer Spine-Tech, Minneapolis, MN) for treatment of degenerative disc disease of the cervical spine...
- Risk factors predicting the development of widespread pain from chronic back or neck painLindsay L Kindler
Comprehensive Center for Pain Research, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
J Pain 11:1320-8. 2010..The purpose of this study was to describe the frequency with which participants with chronic back or neck pain develop CWP and to determine the risk factors associated with this development...
- Active treatment of chronic neck pain: a prospective randomized interventionS Taimela
DBC International, Vantaa the Unit for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Helsinki, Finland
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:1021-7. 2000..activated home exercises (HOME) and recommendation of exercise (CONTROL) in patients with nonspecific chronic neck pain. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: The efficacy of active exercises and passive physiotherapy for neck trouble has ..
- Perceived pain before and after three exercise programs--a controlled clinical trial of women with work-related trapezius myalgiaK Waling
Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, S 901 85, Umea, Sweden
Pain 85:201-7. 2000..All three exercise programs showed similar decreases of pain which indicates that the type of exercise is of less importance to achieve pain reduction...
- Improving work style behavior in computer workers with neck and upper limb symptomsClaire M Bernaards
Department of Occupational and Public Health, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Occup Rehabil 18:87-101. 2008..The goal of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a group-based interactive work style intervention in improving work style behavior...
- Randomized-controlled trial comparing yoga and home-based exercise for chronic neck painHolger Cramer
Chair of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
Clin J Pain 29:216-23. 2013Chronic neck pain is a significant public health problem with only very few evidence-based treatment options. There is growing evidence for the effectiveness of yoga for relieving musculoskeletal disorders...
- Comparison of the cortisol awakening response in women with shoulder and neck pain and women with fibromyalgiaRoberto Riva
Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Psychoneuroendocrinology 37:299-306. 2012Shoulder and neck pain (SNP) and fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), two musculoskeletal conditions of unknown pathogenesis, share some common features in terms of altered neuroendocrine responses, pain and stress perception...
- The annual incidence and course of neck pain in the general population: a population-based cohort studyPierre Cote
Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 2E9
Pain 112:267-73. 2004Although neck pain is a common source of disability, little is known about its incidence and course...
- Yoga for chronic neck pain: a pilot randomized controlled clinical trialAndreas Michalsen
Institute of Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
J Pain 13:1122-30. 2012..We aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of Iyengar yoga in chronic neck pain by means of a randomized clinical trial. Seventy-seven patients (aged 47.9 ± 7...
- Neck pain in adolescence. A 4-year follow-up of pain-free preadolescentsMinna Ståhl
Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, Keskussairaalantie 19, 40620 Jyvaskyla, Finland
Pain 110:427-31. 2004The main aim of this study was to explore the occurrence and changes of neck pain in pain-free preadolescents. The evaluation was performed at 1- and 4-year follow-ups. Of the pain-free preadolescents, 366 (71...
- Work and neck pain: a prospective study of psychological, social, and mechanical risk factorsJan Olav Christensen
The National Institute of Occupational Health, Norway
Pain 151:162-73. 2010To determine the impact of occupational psychological/social and mechanical factors on neck pain, a prospective cohort study with a follow-up period of 2 years was conducted with a sample of Norwegian employees...
- Qigong and exercise therapy for elderly patients with chronic neck pain (QIBANE): a randomized controlled studyPhilipp von Trott
Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
J Pain 10:501-8. 2009..Elderly patients with chronic neck pain (>6 months) were randomly assigned to qigong or exercise therapy (each 24 sessions over a period of 3 months) ..
- Acupuncture for chronic neck pain: a pilot for a randomised controlled trialGemma C Salter
Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:99. 2006Acupuncture is increasingly being used for many conditions including chronic neck pain. However the evidence remains inconclusive, indicating the need for further well-designed research...
- Findings from the bone and joint decade 2000 to 2010 task force on neck pain and its associated disordersScott Haldeman
Department of Neurology, University of California, Irvine, Calif, USA
J Occup Environ Med 52:424-7. 2010To summarize the key findings of a best-evidence synthesis on neck pain.
- Cervical collar or physiotherapy versus wait and see policy for recent onset cervical radiculopathy: randomised trialBarbara Kuijper
Department of Neurology, Medical Centre Haaglanden, The Hague, Netherlands
BMJ 339:b3883. 2009..To evaluate the effectiveness of treatment with collar or physiotherapy compared with a wait and see policy in recent onset cervical radiculopathy...
- Effects of dry needling at tender points for neck pain (Japanese: katakori): near-infrared spectroscopy for monitoring muscular oxygenation of the trapeziusShizuo Jimbo
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rishiri Island Central Hospital, Hokkaido, Japan
J Orthop Sci 13:101-6. 2008b>Neck pain (katakori) is a common symptom in adult Japanese people. However, the pathophysiological aspect of this condition has not been well documented to date...
- Self-management of persistent neck pain: a randomized controlled trial of a multi-component group intervention in primary health careCatharina Gustavsson
Center for Clinical Research Dalarna, Falun, Sweden
Eur J Pain 14:630.e1-630.e11. 2010Studies regarding self-management of persistent neck pain are infrequent.
- Role of mechanical and psychosocial factors in the onset of forearm pain: prospective population based studyG J Macfarlane
Unit of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Medical School, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
BMJ 321:676-9. 2000....
- Biochemicals associated with pain and inflammation are elevated in sites near to and remote from active myofascial trigger pointsJay P Shah
Rehabilitation Medicine Department, National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:16-23. 2008..To investigate the biochemical milieu of the upper trapezius muscle in subjects with active, latent, or absent myofascial trigger points (MTPs) and to contrast this with that of the noninvolved gastrocnemius muscle...
- Methodological quality of studies on the measurement properties of neck pain and disability questionnaires: a systematic reviewCaroline B Terwee
VU University Medical Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Manipulative Physiol Ther 34:261-72. 2011..this study was to obtain an overview of the methodological quality of studies on the measurement properties of neck pain and disability questionnaires and to describe how well various aspects of the design and statistical analyses of ..
- Computer mouse use predicts acute pain but not prolonged or chronic pain in the neck and shoulderJ H Andersen
Johan Hviid Andersen, Department of Occupational Medicine, Herning Hospital, 7400 Herning, Denmark
Occup Environ Med 65:126-31. 2008..Computer use may have an adverse effect on musculoskeletal outcomes. This study assessed the risk of neck and shoulder pain associated with objectively recorded professional computer use...
- The cultural adaptation, reliability and validity of neck disability index in patients with neck pain: a Turkish version studyEmine Aslan
School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E362-5. 2008The aim of this study was to conduct the cross-cultural adaptation of Neck Disability Index (NDI) and investigate the validity and reliability of Turkish version in patients with neck pain.
- Comparison of the Neck Disability Index and the Neck Bournemouth Questionnaire in a sample of patients with chronic uncomplicated neck painRalph E Gay
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn, USA
J Manipulative Physiol Ther 30:259-62. 2007This study compares the sensitivity to change of the Neck Disability Index (NDI) and the Neck Bournemouth Questionnaire (NBQ) in patients with chronic uncomplicated neck pain.
- Repeated measures of recent headache, neck and upper back pain in Australian adolescentsK Grimmer
Centre for Allied Health Evidence, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Cephalalgia 26:843-51. 2006..both girls and boys, there was a significantly decreasing prevalence of headache over the study period, while neck pain and upper back pain increased...
- Testing for sensory hypersensitivity or central hyperexcitability associated with cervical spine painMichele Sterling
Center for National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine, CONROD, The University of Queensland, Australia
J Manipulative Physiol Ther 31:534-9. 2008Sensory hypersensitivity is a recently recognized yet common feature of some neck pain conditions, particularly those with higher levels of pain and disability...
- The Bournemouth Questionnaire: a short-form comprehensive outcome measure. II. Psychometric properties in neck pain patientsJennifer E Bolton
Anglo European College of Chiropractic, Bournemouth BH5 2DF, England
J Manipulative Physiol Ther 25:141-8. 2002To modify an existing outcome measure (Bournemouth Questionnaire [BQ]) for use in patients with nonspecific neck pain and test its psychometric properties.
- Back pain prevalence and visit rates: estimates from U.S. national surveys, 2002Richard A Deyo
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2724-7. 2006..Review and analysis of data from two U.S. national surveys in 2002...
- Radiofrequency and pulsed radiofrequency treatment of chronic pain syndromes: the available evidenceKoen Van Boxem
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Therapy, St Jozefkliniek, Bornem and Willebroek, Belgium
Pain Pract 8:385-93. 2008..The value of PRF treatment of the peripheral nerves also needs to be confirmed in well-designed trials...
- Exploration of somatosensory impairments in subjects with mechanical idiopathic neck pain: a preliminary studyKhodabakhsh Javanshir
Physiotherapy Department, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Kodakyar St, Evin, Tehran, Iran
J Manipulative Physiol Ther 33:493-9. 2010The purpose of this study was to investigate the differences in pressure and thermal pain hypersensitivity between patients with acute and chronic neck pain and healthy subjects.
- Sensory hypoaesthesia is a feature of chronic whiplash but not chronic idiopathic neck painAndy Chien
Division of Physiotherapy and National Health and Medical Research Council Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health CCRE Spine, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia
Man Ther 15:48-53. 2010..Sensory hypersensitivity is not a consistent feature of chronic idiopathic (non-traumatic) neck pain but the presence of hypoaesthesia has not been investigated...
- Minimum detectable and minimal clinically important changes for pain in patients with nonspecific neck painFrancisco M Kovacs
Departamento Cientifico, Fundacion Kovacs, Paseo de Mallorca 36, E 07012, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:43. 2008..No data on MDC and MCIC for pain severity are available for neck pain patients...
- Increased proportion of megafibers in chronically painful musclesLars L Andersen
National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
Pain 139:588-93. 2008..In conclusion, this study shows that trapezius myalgia is associated with a significantly higher percentage of grossly hypertrophied type I muscle fibers with poor capillarization - type I megafibers...
- Repeatability and validity of an upper limb and neck discomfort questionnaire: the utility of the standardized Nordic questionnaireK Palmer
MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, UK
Occup Med (Lond) 49:171-5. 1999..However a complementary examination schedule of adequate specificity and repeatability is essential to establish a clinical diagnosis...
- Prevalence of neck and low back pain in community-dwelling adults in Spain: a population-based national studyCésar Fernández-de-Las-Peñas
Department of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Alcorcon, Madrid, Spain
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E213-9. 2011..Cross-sectional epidemiological study...
- Reliability, construct validity, and responsiveness of the neck disability index, patient-specific functional scale, and numeric pain rating scale in patients with cervical radiculopathyIan A Young
Spine and Sport Physical Therapy, Savannah, Georgia 31328, USA
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 89:831-9. 2010..To examine the psychometric properties of the Neck Disability Index, Patient-Specific Functional Scale, and the Numeric Pain Rating Scale in a cohort of patients with cervical radiculopathy...
- Long-lasting cervical radicular pain managed with surgery, physiotherapy, or a cervical collar. A prospective, randomized studyL C Persson
Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:751-8. 1997..CONCLUSIONS: In the treatment of patients with long-lasting cervical radicular pain, it appears that a cervical collar, physiotherapy, or surgery are equally effective in the long term...
- Spinal manipulation, medication, or home exercise with advice for acute and subacute neck pain: a randomized trialGert Bronfort
Northwestern Health Sciences University, Pain Management and Rehabilitation Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Ann Intern Med 156:1-10. 2012Mechanical neck pain is a common condition that affects an estimated 70% of persons at some point in their lives. Little research exists to guide the choice of therapy for acute and subacute neck pain.
- Sensorimotor disturbances in chronic neck pain--range of motion, peak velocity, smoothness of movement, and repositioning acuityPer Sjölander
Southern Lapland Research Department, Postgatan 7, SE 912 32 Vilhelmina, Sweden
Man Ther 13:122-31. 2008The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate sensorimotor functions in patients with chronic neck pain with objective and quantitative methods...
- Assessment of neck pain and its associated disorders: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated DisordersMargareta Nordin
Department of Orthopaedics, School of Medicine and Graduate School of Arts and Science, New York University, NY, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S101-22. 2008..Best evidence synthesis...
- Manual therapy and exercise for neck pain: a systematic reviewJordan Miller
School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Man Ther 15:334-54. 2010Manual therapy is often used with exercise to treat neck pain. This cervical overview group systematic review update assesses if manual therapy, including manipulation or mobilisation, combined with exercise improves pain, function/..
- Biochemical alterations in the trapezius muscle of patients with chronic whiplash associated disorders (WAD)--a microdialysis studyBjörn Gerdle
Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Neuroscience and Locomotion, Faculty of Health Sciences, SE 58185 Linkoping, Sweden
Eur J Pain 12:82-93. 2008....
- Primary care consultation, hospital admission, sick leave and disability pension owing to neck and low back pain: a 12-year prospective cohort study in a rural populationSara A C Holmberg
Research and Development Centre, Kronoberg County Council, Box 1223, SE 351 12 Växjö, Sweden
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:66. 2006..In this study we evaluate the magnitude of long-term health outcomes for neck and low back pain, taking possible confounders into account...
- The effectiveness of manual physical therapy and exercise for mechanical neck pain: a randomized clinical trialMichael J Walker
Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, US Army Baylor University, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2371-8. 2008..Randomized clinical trial...
- Early identification of patients at risk of developing a persistent back problem: the predictive validity of the Orebro Musculoskeletal Pain QuestionnaireSteven J Linton
Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
Clin J Pain 19:80-6. 2003..To test the predictive utility of the Orebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire in identifying patients at risk for developing persistent back pain problems...
- Physical risk factors for neck painG A Ariëns
Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Scand J Work Environ Health 26:7-19. 2000To identify physical risk factors for neck pain, a systematic review of the literature was carried out...
- Massage for mechanical neck disorders: a systematic reviewJeanette Ezzo
JPS Enterprises, Baltimore, MD, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:353-62. 2007..Systematic review...
- Development and psychometric testing of Korean language versions of 4 neck pain and disability questionnairesHaejung Lee
School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Science, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1841-5. 2006..Cohort study...
- Translation and validation study of the Iranian versions of the Neck Disability Index and the Neck Pain and Disability ScaleSayed Javad Mousavi
Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences, Medical Sciences University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E825-31. 2007..Cultural translation and psychometric testing...
- Training and research application for c-spine ultrasound of an aging population.DANIEL BUCKLAND; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Neck pain as a result of chronic cervical spine injury is one of the most common musculoskeletal complaints, especially for an aging workforce where neck pain can become a significant occupational ..
- Pathogenesis and Pathophysiological Mechanisms of Myofascial Trigger PointsSiddhartha Sikdar; Fiscal Year: 2013..and biochemical milieu of the affected soft tissue neighborhood of active MTrPs in patients with chronic neck pain compared to asymptomatic control subjects with/without palpable MTrPs;and 2) To determine the effect of a ..
- Electrical Impedance Myography for the Assessment of Neck and Low Back PainJOSE LUIS BOHORQUEZ; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Low back and neck pain are two of the most common medical problems. In a recent study, 26.4% of individuals had an episode of severe low back pain and 13.8% severe neck pain in the preceding 3 months...
- Trigeminal - RVM involvement in bilateral deep tissue orofacial hyperalgesiaBryan Chai; Fiscal Year: 2012..Recently, reports have shown that patients with myofascial TMJD or chronic neck pain experience bilateral hypersensitivity in the trigeminal region...
- Nociceptive Mechanisms in Whiplash InjuryBeth A Winkelstein; Fiscal Year: 2013..a lack of relevant in vivo systems modeling biomechanical neck injuries, little is known about the mechanisms of neck pain resulting from whiplash...
- CAM, Medical Service Utilization, and Quality of CareWilliam E Lafferty; Fiscal Year: 2010..In a 2002 survey of US adults 26 percent reported back pain and 14 percent reported neck pain in the previous three months...
- Acupuncture Trialists'Collaboration: meta-analysis of chronic pain trialsAndrew J Vickers; Fiscal Year: 2013..obtaining raw data from trialists in the pain conditions under its remit: osteoarthritis, non- specific back and neck pain, chronic headache, and shoulder pain...
- Acupuncture to Decrease Disparities in Outcomes of Pain Treatment (ADDOPT)MELISSA DIANE MCKEE; Fiscal Year: 2010..Patients will be eligible if they experience chronic pain due to neck pain, back pain, or osteoarthritis...
- Cost effectiveness of spinal manipulative therapy for seniors with neck painBrent Leininger; Fiscal Year: 2013..Leininger will be among the first to assess the economic value of SMT in seniors with chronic neck pain from a societal perspective. Study subjects were those enrolled in his primary sponsor's study (R18HP01425)...
- Stress-evoked muscle activity in occupational myalgiaKatrina S Maluf; Fiscal Year: 2013..suggest that both physical and psychosocial factors play a critical role in the development of work-related neck pain, yet interactions among these risk factors remain poorly understood...
- Genetic Predictors of Acute and Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain After Minor MVCSamuel A McLean; Fiscal Year: 2011..Persistent pain (most commonly neck pain) develops in 10- 20% of these individuals, with an economic impact of $29 billion per year in the United States ..
- PAIN MODULATED JAW MOTOR FUNCTIONChristian Stohler; Fiscal Year: 1999..the relationship between pain and motor function in general, and specifically the extent to which oral, face and neck pain affect mandibular function, studies are proposed to employ a randomized, repeated measures cross-over design (..
- Rand Center of Excellence for the Study of Appropriateness of Care in CAMIAN DOUGLASS COULTER; Fiscal Year: 2013..Although the focus will be on chiropractic M/M for chronic neck pain the objective is to develop an appropriateness methodology that can be used for the study of Complementary and ..
- Substance Abuse Treatment for Chronic Pain Patients on Opioid TherapyRobert N Jamison; Fiscal Year: 2010..PA-06-339 on prescription drug abuse, we propose a randomized, controlled trial in patients with chronic back or neck pain who have been prescribed opioids for pain and show potential for or signs of substance misuse...
- Investigating Pain Processing in the Brain, Brainstem, and Spinal Cord with fMRIKENNETH ARNOLD WEBER; Fiscal Year: 2012..neural activity at the level of the brain, brainstem, and spinal cord in both healthy subjects and chronic neck pain patients...
- Neurophysiological changes following osteopathic manipulative treatment.John Popovich; Fiscal Year: 2013..While manual medicine can be a viable treatment option for musculoskeletal disorders such as low back or neck pain, the underlying mechanisms are largely unknown...
- Dosing Study of Massage for Neck PainKaren J Sherman; Fiscal Year: 2012..provided by applicant): This study's long-term objective is to identify effective treatments for with neck pain. Many Americans have found conventional medical treatments ineffective for this common and costly problem and ..
- Systems Science Center for Musculoskeletal CAM TherapiesNORMAN PETER REEVES; Fiscal Year: 2013..Using a cross-over experimental design, these tools will then be applied to measure changes in position and force control of the head-neck system in patients with and without neck pain before and after 4 weeks of OMT.
- Generalizing a valid control procedure for cervical manipulation to a multiple opHOWARD TERRY VERNON; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A number of clinical trials of manual therapies for chronic neck pain have been published. The largest number of trials involves spinal manipulation as the primary therapy...
- PSYCHOSOCIAL, BEHAVIOR AND IMMUNE FACTORS IN BACK PAINEric Hurwitz; Fiscal Year: 2004..involved in pain perception and processing; 2) Estimate the effects of psychosocial factors on low-back and neck pain prognosis; and 3) learn how cytokines, hormones and neuropeptides mediate these effects...
- Evaluating Therapeutic Massage for Chronic Neck PainKaren Sherman; Fiscal Year: 2004b>Neck pain is one of the most common problems affecting the health of Americans and is a leading reason for using complementary or alternative medical (CAM) therapies...
- Chronic Back and Neck Pain: Care Seeking and EvidenceTimothy Carey; Fiscal Year: 2007DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Chronic low back and neck pain associated with functional incapacity are common and costly conditions affecting at least 4-5% of the population...
- PILOT STUDY OF SPINAL MANIPULATION FOR CHRONIC NECK PAINRand Swenson; Fiscal Year: 2000....
- Does spinal manipulation speed determine neural responseJoel Pickar; Fiscal Year: 2002..Strong evidence supports using spinal manipulation to help patients with acute low back pain and neck pain. A theory common to the practice of spinal manipulation proposes that spinal manipulation alters paraspinal ..
- Investigating the transition from chronic low back and neck pain to fibromyalgiaLINDSAY KINDLER; Fiscal Year: 2008..Chronic low back and neck pain represent the most prevalent disorders of the many chronic pain diagnoses...
- Effect of tool design on hand pain in dental practiionersDavid M Rempel; Fiscal Year: 2010..This randomized controlled study will deterimine if dentists or dental hygienists who use such a tool report less hand and arm pain compared to those who continue to use the conventional tool design. ..
- EFFECTS OF AN ERGONOMIC INTERVENTION FOR COMPUTER WORKDavid Rempel; Fiscal Year: 2002..operators, is associated with an improvement in risk of upper extremity/neck musculoskeletal disorder, arm or neck pain-days, hand function, lost-time, and productivity in comparison to 175 controls subjects...
- Collaborative Study:Workplace Musculoskeletal DisordersDavid Rempel; Fiscal Year: 2006..Study methods, instruments, and data format will be coordinated with the NIOSH Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders Consortium. ..
- TENDON FORCE DURING OCCUPATIONAL HAND ACTIVITIESDavid Rempel; Fiscal Year: 2001..The proposed study is a collaborative effort between the University of California Ergonomics Program (UCSF), Hand and Microsurgery (UCSP), Mechanical Engineering (UC Berkeley), and the Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute. ..
- Dose-Response of Manipulation for Chronic HeadacheMitchell Haas; Fiscal Year: 2006..We will study cervicogenic HA, HA related to neck pain and dysfunction...
- A model for wrist and elbow musculoskeletal disordersDavid Rempel; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Chiropractic, Medication, and Self-care for Neck PainGert Bronfort; Fiscal Year: 2005b>Neck pain is very common, with considerable socioeconomic consequences. Despite the public health impact, management of neck pain conditions has been inadequately researched...
- VERTEBRAL POSITION ALTERS MUSCLE SPINDLE SENSITIVITYJoel Pickar; Fiscal Year: 2006..Spinal manipulation is inherently a biomechanical intervention and the therapeutic successes of spinal manipulation for idiopathic low back pain may relate, in part, to the mechanical component of idiopathic low back. ..
- UW Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Training (RMI)Richard Deyo; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Panic and Smoking CessationMichael Zvolensky; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Methodology of Phase I and II trials of anticancer CAMAndrew Vickers; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Case Study of Hosp Based Center for Integrative MedicineIan Coulter; Fiscal Year: 2004..A detailed case study, using qualitative and quantitative research methods will yield a rich description that can facilitate future quantitative studies over a broader range of organizational models of integrative medicine. ..
- Gene Polymorphism & Treatment-Symptoms in Lung CancerCielito Reyes Gibby; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Comprehensive Database on Spirituality and HealthJeanette Ezzo; Fiscal Year: 2004..Phase II will focus on comprehensively populating the database with a significantly larger and more comprehensive set of research citations and related materials and migrating to a fully functional website, SpiritLit.com. ..
- MECHANICALLY-BASED IMPAIRMENT MEASURES OF LOW BACK PAINLinda Van Dillen; Fiscal Year: 2004..The proposed experiments are designed to determine the nature of the movement impairments in MLBP and to relate these impairments to specific, everyday activities the persons perform repeatedly. ..
- Sensitivity to Emotional DistressMichael Zvolensky; Fiscal Year: 2002..Findings from this investigation should result in improved methods of identifying smokers at-risk for early lapse, so that they may be targeted for nicotine dependence treatments that will meet their specific needs. ..
- MUSCLE RESPONSE TO STRESS IN CANINE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHYMARTIN CHILDERS; Fiscal Year: 2002..It is anticipated that findings will improve the understanding of how dystrophic muscle responds to physical stress resulting in improved treatment for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. ..
- NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES OF LUMBAR FACET MOVEMENTJoel Pickar; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Integrated Care for Depression and Chronic Back PainMichael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Peripheral and Central Mechanism of Pain in Patients with FibromyalgiaROLAND M STAUD; Fiscal Year: 2010..Either way, we will provide evidence that will characterize the role of local anesthesia, placebo analgesia, or both. Thus patients with FM and other similar pain syndromes may strongly benefit from the results of our study. ..
- Neurophysiology of Whiplash PainJohn Cavanaugh; Fiscal Year: 2006..Immunocytochemistry will be used to identif2? nerves containing substance P (SP) and calcitonin gene related peptide (CGRP), neuropeptides associated with pain and beta amyloid precursor protein betaAPP). ..
- Jane Addams Substance Abuse Research CollaborationJames Swartz; Fiscal Year: 2007..Three pilot projects will support mentoring of faculty by senior substance abuse researchers and serve as platforms for fully developed research proposals. ..
- Mast Cells: Role in the Pathophysiology of HeadacheDan Levy; Fiscal Year: 2007..Results may help identify pharmacological targets that could lead to the development of novel analgesic drugs for the treatment of headaches and possibly other intractable pain syndromes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Leupeptin in a Canine Model of Duchenne Muscular DystrophyMARTIN CHILDERS; Fiscal Year: 2006..Specific Aim #4b: Compare lean body muscle mass and calpain activity between leupeptin and placebo-treated GRMD dogs. ..
- Iron and AtherosclerosisSubha Raman; Fiscal Year: 2006..Subgroup analyses will include comparison of the presence of iron symptomatic versus asymptomatic patients and women versus age-matched men. ..
- Using Team Simulation to Improve Error Disclosure to Patients and Safety CultureThomas Gallagher; Fiscal Year: 2007..Improving team communication and disclosure following harmful errors can enhance transparency and safety culture, increase patient satisfaction, and ultimately promote patient safety. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- MECHANISM OF PAIN IN PATIENTS WITH FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROMERoland Staud; Fiscal Year: 2008..In addition, our findings may contribute to the understanding of pain mechanisms related to other chronic pain disorders. ..
- Depression-Diabetes Care Disparities, Adverse OutcomesMichael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2008..Aim 3: Set priorities for integrated services - We will assess criteria relevant to priorities for integrated management of diabetes, depression and associated behavioral risk factors. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Smoking and Panic VulnerabilityMichael Zvolensky; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Risks for Opioid Use and Abuse in Contrasting Chronic Pain PopulationsMark Sullivan; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Long-term Opioid Management of Chronic Pain: Trends and RisksMichael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2009..We will extend these analyses by studying the effects of long-term opioid therapy on other adverse events including: all-cause and opioid-related hospitalization;opioid overdose;and onset of recognized mood disorder. ..
- Prevention of Neck Injuries in Older Adults During Rear Motor Vehicle CollsionsPAUL IVANCIC; Fiscal Year: 2009..The proposed project will provide important research-based data that may form the basis for future safety standards and help to decrease the frequency and severity of neck injuries in older adults, thus benefiting society. ..
- NEUROPHYSIOLOGY OF THE LUMBAR DISC AND ADJACENT TISSUEJohn Cavanaugh; Fiscal Year: 2001..The applicants believe that these approaches will lead to a better understanding of the role of disc injury and nuclear material in low back pain and sciatica, and that the outcomes may be useful in guiding treatment. ..
- NIAMS Muiltidisciplinary Clinical Research Center in...Richard Deyo; Fiscal Year: 2006..It will require computer modeling, based on precedents in MR-PET scanning. We will determine if surgeons will accept the synthesized images as a replacement for CT-myelography for purposes of surgical planning. ..
- Anxiety Sensitivity and SmokingMichael Zvolensky; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Acupuncture for shoulder syndrome after ca surgeryDavid Pfister; Fiscal Year: 2004..Data: Standard deviations, mean of control group, correlation between and within baseline and follow-up measures. ..
- SUBGROUPS OF FMS--SYMPTOMS, BELIEFS & TAILORED TREATMENTDENNIS TURK; Fiscal Year: 2009..COMB treatment potentially produces the best overall outcome, since it incorporates both CR+ST, which is relevant to all participants, and ET, which is relevant to high fear participants. ..
- PREVENTING CHRONIC WHIPLASH PAIN: BIOBEHAVIORAL APPROACHDENNIS TURK; Fiscal Year: 2005..The data from this trial will provide important information about the potential of early interventions to prevent chronic problems that afflict millions of MVA victims. ..