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Wand, BM; Heine, PJ; O'Connell, NE (2012)
Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
Languages: English
Types: Article
Subjects: RC, Vertebrobasilar stroke, Verterbral artery dissection, Risk, Cervical spine manupulation
Cervical spine manipulation (a high velocity, low amplitude, end range thrust manoeuvre) is a common\ud treatment option for mechanical neck pain yet may carry the potential for serious neurovascular\ud complications, specifically vertebral artery dissection and subsequent vertebrobasilar stroke. The nonsuperiority\ud of manipulation to alternative treatments, coupled with concerns regarding safety, renders\ud cervical spine manipulation unnecessary and inadvisable.
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