Research Pearl of the Month - Neck Pain Relief from Various Treatments

Dr. James Cox shares this research pearl that excited him in October. It's all about the hypoalgesic effect of treatment approaches for neck pain relief. High velocity low amplitude and joint mobilization and cervical lateral glide mobilization were compared. Hypoalgesia in all groups resulted in decreased pain in the neck and elbow. Joint mobilization resulted in more hypoalgesic effect. (Read the full article: reference.) Dr. Cox notes that Cox Technic long y axis distraction manipulation combines distraction and physiological range of motion. 

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