ACE Report #8736
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Cervical plus thoracic manipulation vs. mobilization and exercise for cervicogenic headaches

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Upper cervical and upper thoracic manipulation versus mobilization and exercise in patients with cervicogenic headache: a multi-center randomized clinical trial

BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2016 Feb 6;17(1):64

Contributing Authors: JR Dunning R Butts F Mourad I Young C Fernandez-de-Las Peñas M Hagins T Stanislawski J Donley D Buck TR Hooks JA Cleland

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110 patients with cervicogenic headache were randomized to receive either cervical and thoracic manipulation or mobilization and exercise. The purpose of this study was to compare the two treatment methods to determine their effects in treating cervicogenic headaches. Findings indicated significantly greater reductions for headache intensity, frequency, and duration, as well as improvements in dis...

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