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A Comparison of Two Helpful Exercises for Chronic Neck Pain Reduction

Specific Work-Focused Programs Do Not Substantially Alter Return to Work Rate in Patients with Chronic Neck and Back Pain as Compared to Standard Treatments

Which Surgery is Better, a Neck Fusion or a Cervical Disc Replacement? An Economic Evaluation of Their Respective Cost-Effectiveness Five Years Later

Comparing Cost Effectiveness and Outcomes Between ACDF and CDR

Is My Neck Getting More Stiff Every Year? An Analysis of Cervical Spine Range of Motion Changes Over Forty Years.

Results of Double-Door Laminoplasty for Neck Pain

Important Way to Compare Results Between Disc Replacement and Fusion

Swan Neck Deformity of the Cervical Spine

Neck Fusion: Is It Worth the Price?

Five-Year Results Comparing Disc Replacement with Fusion

Concerns After Fusion or Nonfusion in the Cervical Spine

Can You Really Get Normal Spinal Motion After a Total Disc Replacement?

Studies Come Up Short Comparing Surgical Treatment for Cervical Disc Disease

Exercises for Neck Pain

Trigger Points as Pain Generators in Chronic Whiplash

Rate of Reoperation After Cervical Fusion

The Benefit of Supervised Exercise for Chronic Neck Pain

Patients with Cervical Radiculopathy Should Try ESI Before Surgery

Factors Other Than Fusion or Disc Replacement Determine Risk of Adjacent Disease

Fear of Movement, Pain, and Disability After Whiplash Injuries

Is Early Treatment Making Whiplash Injuries Worse?

What Is the Best Exercise for Whiplash?

When Whiplash Causes Chronic Pain

Reason For Chronic Neck Pain After Whiplash Finally Confirmed

Best Way to Treat Cervical Radiculopathy

Taking a Closer Look at Neck Motion After Fusion Versus Disc Replacement

Effects of Manipulating the Midback on the Neck

Difficulty Swallowing After Neck Surgery

One Advantage of Cervical Disc Replacement Over Spinal Fusion

Caution: Chronic Pain After Whiplash Injuries Doesn't Equal Fibromyalgia

Predicting Chronic Stinger Syndrome

Computer Aided Design Used to Study Cervical Artificial Disc Replacements

Early Results with New Disc Replacement for the Cervical Spine

What Happens To Patients with Neck Instability from Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Long-Term Results of Cervical Spine Disc Replacement

New Clinical Practice Guidelines for Spinal Compression Fractures

Performance of Plate-Only Laminoplasty

Treatment Guidelines for Cervical Radiculopathy

Can Disc Replacements in the Cervical Spine Prevent Further Disc Disease?

A New Look at Neck Pain

What Does the Research Show About Results with Disc Replacement for the Neck?

Advances in the Surgical Treatment of Brachial Plexus Injuries

Disc Replacement for the Neck: Does It Really DO Anything?

Effect of Changes Over Time on Trends in Neck Fusion

Heterotopic Ossification Higher Than Expected with Artificial Disc Replacement

Soft or Hard Neck Collar: Which One Should You Use and When?

Behavior Programs No Different in Treating Chronic Neck Pain

More Study Needed for Cervical Spine Injury in Elderly

Results of Laminoplasty for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Comparable to Other Procedures

Long-Term Benefits of Cervical Artificial Disc Technology Now Available

Serious Problems Can Occur After Surgery for Odontoid Fractures

Understanding Cervical Spine Movement in Gender and Age

Recovery After Cervical Laminoplasty for Cervical Compression Myelopathy

Causes of Failed Neck Surgery

A Possible Solution to the Problem of Metal Plates in Neck Fusion

Pitfalls of Cervical Disc Replacement

New Classification System Takes the Guesswork Out of Treatment Planning For Neck Injuries

Off-Label Use of Bone Substitute Causes Serious Problems

What Happens to People with Cervical Myelopathy?

Treatment for Cervical Radiculopathy: Skip the Traction

Use of Halo Vest for Neck Injuries Based on Age

How To Reduce Frequency and Severity of Migraine Headaches

Don't Rely on Signs of Cord Compression to Make the Diagnosis

Prognosis Following Whiplash Injury

Widening the Spinal Canal to Manage Cervical Myelopathy

Stingers On and Off the Field: What To Do and When To Do It

Two Key Predictors of Work Disability After Whiplash Injury

Nationwide Study of Multilevel Cervical Fusion

Patient History After Car Accident Doesn't Match Up With Medical Records

Easy Ten-Second Step Test Can Help Assess Severity of Cervical Myelopathy

Cervical Collars Not Necessarily Helpful After Single-Level Anterior Cervical Fusion with Plate

Scientific Evidence for Physical Therapy to Treat Neck Pain

Avoiding Adverse Events Associated with Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery

Putting An End to Chronic Pain After Whiplash Injury

What Causes Chronic Pain From a Whiplash Injury?

Impairment-Based Physical Therapy Program for Neck Pain

The Effect of Hidden Beliefs on PostWhiplash Syndrome

Generalized Hypoesthesia Occurs After Acute Whiplash

Neck Fusion: Which Way Do We Go?

The Influence of Spinal Stenosis on Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Grade II Whiplash and Cervical Radiculopathy Similar in Presentation

Recovery From Acute Whiplash

Hoffmann Sign: Red Flag for Cervical Myelopathy

Cervical Medial Branch Blocks for Chronic Cervical Facet Joint Pain

Update on Adjacent Level Disease After Cervical Spine Fusion

New Trigger Point Findings in Whiplash Patients

Whiplash Injuries Are Worse When the Head is Turned

Risk of Vertebral Artery Injury in Cervical Spine Surgery

When Can Chiropractic Care Help Neck Pain?

Single-level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Without Plate or Cervical Collar

Rare Case of Brown-Sèquard Syndrome From Cervical Disc Herniation

A Literature Review of Cervical Facet Joint Dysfunction

Development of Late Whiplash Syndrome

Studies Lacking in Understanding of Late Whiplash Syndrome

Best Treatment Practice for Chronic Neck Pain

Systematic Review of Neck Pain Assessment

Results of Surgery and Injections for Neck Pain

What's the Best Treatment for Neck Pain?

Change in Attitude and Beliefs About Neck Pain Needed

How Do We Know What Is the Best Evidence on Treatment of Neck Pain?

A New Model for the Onset, Course, and Care of Neck Pain

Overview of the Bone and Joint Decade Task Force Findings

What to Expect When Recovering from a Whiplash-Associated Disorder

Comparing Treatment Programs for Back Pain Based on Cost Savings

Age One Factor Associated with Decline in Cervical Range of Motion

Trigger Point Injection with BOTOX

Treatment for Whiplash With Botulinum-toxin A Appears Promising; More Study Needed

Review of Cervical Laminaplasty

Two-Year Results of Cervical Artificial Disc Versus Fusion

Effect of Repairing Versus Preserving Muscles During Laminoplasty

Fixation Rather Than Fusion of Hangman's Fracture Now Possible

Crowned Dens Syndrome More Common than Previously Thought, Say Researchers

Normal, Fused, and Disc Replacement Cervical Spine

Plate Thickness as a Cause of Dysphasia

New Link Between Chiari Malformation and Connective Tissue Disorders

Biodex Isokinetic Dynamometer Demonstrates Lower Neck Muscle Strength in Women

Microinjuries During Cervical Spine Fusion

Predicting Results of Physical Therapy Treatment For Neck Pain

Need for More Research on Chronic Whiplash

Results of ProDisc-C Disc Replacement after One-Year

First Five Cases of Human-to-Human Disc Transplantation

Problems Swallowing and Talking After Cervical Decompression

MRI Results Predict Surgical Outcome for Cervical Myelopathy

Prevalence of Memory, Concentration, and Attention Problems After Whiplash Not Predicted Through Testing

Stop Movement in Cervical Spine to Prevent Further Neurologic Symptoms

No Correlation Found Between Magnitude of Injury and Incidence of Whiplash

Pain and Disability Measures for Whiplash

Report of Adverse Effects from Using rh-BMP-2 in Neck Fusion

Exercise Helps Pain from Chronic Whiplash

Review of Rare Cervical Spine Tumors

Cervical Spine Outcomes Questionnaire

A Rare Case of Dropped Head Syndrome

Effects of Acupuncture on Neck Pain

A Case of Longus Colli Muscle Tendinitis

Low Rate of Same- and Adjacent-Segment Disease After Cervical Foraminotomy

Pain Interrupts Attention and Activities

Update on Surgery for Cervical Flexion in Ankylosing Spondylitis

Surgeon's Guide to Corpectomy

Conservative Care for Cervical Spine Myelopathy

Laminectomy and Spinal Fusion to Treat Cervical Myelopathy

Diagnosing Cervical Myelopathy

Multiple Cervical Discectomy For Cervical Myelopathy

Acupuncture Safe and Effective for Neck Pain

Bone Graft Substitute Causes Swelling in Anterior Neck Fusion

PT Treatment Dosage Based on Classification for Neck Pain Patients

Physical Therapists Measure Reliability of Neck Testing

Effects of Cervical Fusion on Facet Joints

Radiation May Be All That's Needed for Cervical Spine Metastase

Total Neck Motion as a Measure of Treatment Success

First Report Ever on Bone Spurs Causing Breathing to Stop

Radiofrequency Acceptable Treatment for Chronic Whiplash Disorders

Predicting Two or Three Year Outcome of Whiplash Injury

New System to Classify Neck Injuries

Fusion Rate 100 Percent With Expandable Cages for Cervical Spine

ACDF Failure: Next Step -- Anterior Revision or Posterior Fusion?

Reports of Severe Mountain Bike Injuries: Cervical Spine

New 3-D Image Method for Cervical Spine Surgery

Death After Diving Accidents Common

Is There a Gold Standard for Cervical Fusion?

Whiplash Symptoms Come From Increased Joint Motion

Results of New Absorbable Plate for Neck Fusion

Results of Posterior Neck Fusion After Anterior Neck Fusion

When That Pain in the Neck is Rheumatoid Arthritis

Disc Replacement After Cervical Fusion

Cervical Spine Fusion Without a Hospital Stay

Tender Spots Common with Cervical Radiculopathy

Not all Results after Neck Surgery are Equal

Artificial Disc Replacement for Cervical Spine

Physical Therapy and Chronic Neck Pain

Ongoing Neck Pain after Whiplash Injury

Nerve Damage after Anterior Neck Surgery

Female Athletes Shake It Up

Making Sense of Cervical Myelopathy

Exercise for Chronic Neck Pain Sufferers

Researchers Dig Deep to Find Cause of Neck Pain

Acute Neck Whiplash: Who Ya Gonna Call?

Exercise, the Needed Ingredient for Neck Treatment

Effect of Muscle Activity on Neck Pain after Whiplash

The Eroding Link after Cervical Spine Fusion

Balancing Chronic Whiplash Injuries with Posturography

New Test Flies in the Face of Whiplash Patients

Fear and Neck Pain after Car Crashes

Using Restraint to Avoid Neck Injury in Auto Accidents

Engineers Simulate Whiplash Injury and Study Results

Headers Can Lead to Spine Degeneration over Time

Computer Guidance for Spine Surgeons during Neck Fusion

Taking Position after Whiplash

Blaming Neck Problems on Posture

Rare Case of Epidural Abscess Reported

Looking Up and Down the Spinal Column after Cervical Corpectomy

Middle Cervical Spine Spotlighted in Whiplash Injuries

Doctors Navigate in Surgery Using Computers

Testing the Way Whiplash Patients Walk

Cervical Corpectomy Is Not a Military Rank

Artificial Discs for the Neck

A New Type of Kink in the Neck

Testing Joint Motion before Neck Manipulation

Putting the Screws to Upper Neck Fusion

Back to the Future for Neck Surgery

Crystal Ball for Best Neck Fusion Result

New Joint Fusion System for Upper Neck Problems

Tobacco Works against Successful Neck Fusion

Healing Hands Help Headaches

Physical Therapists Are Radiant about Test Results for Neck Pain

Grabbing Work-Related Disability by the Neck

Going for the Throat to Reduce Complications after Neck Fusion

Neck Hurt? That Is the Question

Surgeons Bring Relief for Headaches that Start in the Neck

No Muscle Backlash after Whiplash

Workers Compensation Patients Have a Greater Pain in the Neck

Hazard: Necks on the Loose

Headache? Take Two and Call Me in the Morning

A Knack for Nicking Neck Nerves

A New Doorway to Relieve Cervical Myelopathy

Sweating through Neck and Shoulder Pain: Exercise Scores Again!

The Link between Work and Neck Pain in Teens

Eyes in the Back of Your Neck?

Big Neck Bones, Small Spinal Canals: Japanese Men Have It Bad

Putting a Whip on Treatment Guidelines for Whiplash Injury

Head-Turning Research: Whiplash Reduces Neck Movement

Sayonara Neck Surgery: Conservative Treatment May Suffice in Some Cases

Surgeon's Toolbox: New Hardware for Neck Surgery

The Leg Bone's Connected to the--Neck Bone? The Success of a Surgical Technique

To Play or Not to Play? Doctors Have Different Opinions

Still Clueless about Whiplash

Neck Burners and Stingers: Getting to the Nerve Root of the Problem

Affirmative Nod in Favor of Active Treatments for Chronic Neck Pain

Neck Postures May Pose Risk of Brain Attack at the Hair Salon

Right or Left? Neck Surgeons Don't Have to Choose Sides

Quest for the Artificial Disc

For Neck Problems, One Wrong Turn Often Leads to Another

The Effect of Smoking on Neck Surgery: It's Not Just Smoke and Mirrors

Whiplash Won't "Whip" You for Long

Sidelining Football Players with Headaches

MRI Is Not a Fortune Teller

Is Your Job a Pain in the Neck? Linking Psychosocial Work Factors and Neck Pain

Car Crash Testing Is Not Just for Dummies

Leaving Dummies in the Dust: Computer Technology Speeds Whiplash Research

A Kink in Chiropractic: No One Knows Why Neck Manipulation May Lead to Stroke

Is Your Job a Pain in the Neck? Working toward an Understanding of Neck/Shoulder Pain

Finding the Right Treatment Combinations for Neck Pain

Confronting Neck Pain to Know When Surgery Can Help

Enlarging the Treatment Options for Cervical Myelopathy

Young and Restless with a Neck Ache

Spinal Cord in a Pinch

Head-Turning News about Neck Motion

Updated Criteria for Returning Players to Sport after Neck Injury

Loose Screws Rattle Patients' Neck Cages

Comparing Bone Substitute to the Real Thing for Neck Fusion

A Vote for Doing Select Neck Surgeries through the Back of the Neck

Empty Cage Implant for Neck Fusion

Whiplash Testing with the Element of Surprise

Coping is the Key to Whiplash Injury

Neck Pain? Watch it Dye on Fluoroscopy

Neck Fusion: What Methods Work Best?

Physical Therapists Take a Stab at Nerve Pain

Recovery after Disc Surgery in the Neck

Early or Late Treatment for Whiplash Injury?

3-D View of Pedicle Screws after Neck Fusion

Three-Dimensional View of Pedicle Screws after Neck Fusion

Hidden Dangers of Titanium Cages Used in Neck Fusion

Unusual Problem after a Cervical Spine Fusion

Expect the Unexpected with Deltoid Muscle Paralysis

Warning Issued about Stand-Alone Cervical Cages

Relief after Release for Neck and Headache Pain

Neck Ligaments on a Collision Course

Predicting Disc Disease after Neck Fusion

Ball-and-Socket Disc Implant Restores Neck Motion

Adding Up Symptoms after Chiropractic Care

Atypical Neck Motion After Whiplash

Eight Cases of Spinal Infection

SF-36 Not Advised for Cervical Spine Surgical Patients

Acupuncture Good Choice for Chronic Neck Pain

Reviewing Causes and Treatment of Neck Pain

Managing Neck Pain With Exercise in Office Workers

Ossification Is Not a Problem After Disc Replacement

Neck Pain Common Reason for Doctor Visits

Whiplash Recovery Faster with Individual Care

Age and Cervical Myelopathy Are Risk Factors for Problems After Surgery

Alternative Graft Site for Cervical Spine Fusion

Best Way to Treat Osteoblastoma of the Cervical Spine

Measuring Recovery After Whiplash

Posterior Neck Muscles Take Burden of Rear-End Impact Resulting in Whiplash

Tests to Use When Measuring Treatment Results with Chronic Whiplash Patients

Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy Appears Effective in Treating Certain Cervical Disc Injuries

Review of Treatment for Cervical Radiculopathy

Improving Results of Cervical Epidural Injections

Supervised Exercise Therapy for Neck Pain May Help Pain, Range of Motion

How Safe Is Chiropractic Manipulation of the Neck?

Effect of Foramen Magnum Decompression on Neck Motion

Review of Chronic Whiplash

Awareness of Potential Complications with Anterior Cervical Discectomy Allows for Successful Management

Study on Reducing Neck and Arm Pain in Computer Workers

Improving Anterior Cervical Fusion Rates with Locking Plates

Predicting Treatment Results for Cervical Radiculopathy

Endoscopic Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)

Psychological Factors May Play Small Role in Chronic Whiplash Pain

Fusion of Odontoid Nonunion Fractures

A Literature Review of Cervical Facet Joint Dysfunction

Exercises For Neck and Shoulder Pain

Case Report of Torn Ligament in Whiplash Associated Disorder

Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion with PEEK Spacer and Sponge Impregnated with Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenic Protein-2.

Electrophysiological Evaluation of Syringomyelia

Measuring Neck Pain After Whiplash

Hoffmann Sign More Prevalent Than Babinski Sign in Less Severe Neurological Deficits from Cervical Myelopathy

Cervical Total Disc Replacement or Fusion - Criteria

Treatment of Severe Brachial Plexus Injuries

Non-specific neck pain, predicting what therapy works.

Physical Therapists Rethink Effect of Scapula on Neck Motion

Conservative Care for Neck Fractures in Older Adults

Timing of Surgery for Patients with Cervical OPLL

Massage: Popular Treatment for Neck Pain. Is It Effective?

New Test to Rate Severity of Cervical Myelopathy

Effects of Spinal Fusion on Adjacent Segments Over Time

Three Rare Cases of Cervical Spondylolysis

Surgeons From Mayo Clinic Offer Update on Nerve Injuries to the Arm

New Hybrid Technique Used to Correct Problems From a Previous Cervical Laminectomy

Report on Disc Replacements for the Cervical Spine

Expert Panel Advises on Return-to-Play for Athletes with Neck Injuries

Is Your Head Screwed On Straight?

Neck and Throat Problems from DISH Not as Rare as Once Thought

Surgeon Finds Better Way to Treat Nerve Avulsion Injuries

Chinese Weigh in on Cervical Disc Replacement Versus Fusion

What's Happening with Cervical Disc Replacements?

Results of Three Different Surgical Techniques for Cervical Spine Fusion

Cervical Fractures in Older Adults with DISH

What's the Latest on Cervical Spine (Neck) Disc Replacement?

Assessing Cost-effectiveness of Surgery for Cervical Degenerative Diseases

Cervical Joint Replacement Shows Promise of Less Subsequent Surgery