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Effect of cervical manipulation on vertebral artery and cerebral haemodynamics in patients with chronic neck pain: a crossover randomised controlled trial

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Moser N, Mior S, Noseworthy M, et al

BMJ Open 2019;9:e025219. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025219

Publication history


Received July 6, 2018
Revised January 18, 2019
Accepted March 5, 2019
First published May 28, 2019

Online issue publication: May 28, 2019
Objective It is hypothesised that cervical manipulation may increase the risk of cerebrovascular accidents. We aimed to determine whether cervical spine manipulation is associated with changes in vertebral artery and cerebrovascular haemodynamics measured with MRI compared with neutral neck position and maximum neck rotation in patients with chronic neck pain.

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