Adverse events associated with the use of cervical manipulation or mobilization and patient characteristics: a systematic review

Rik Kranenburg, M.A. Schmitt, Gert Jan Luijckx, E.J. Puentedura, Cees van der Schans

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Abstract

Cervical spinal manipulation (CSM) and cervical mobilization are frequently used in patients with neck pain and headache. Pre-manipulative cervical instability and arterial integrity tests appear to be unreliable in identifying patients at risk at risk for adverse events. It would be valuable if patients at risk could be identified by specific characteristics during the preliminary screening.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jul 2016
EventInternational Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT) Conference 2016 - Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 4 Jul 20168 Jul 2016
http://www.ifompt.org/

Conference

ConferenceInternational Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT) Conference 2016
Abbreviated titleIFOMPT 2016
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityGlasgow
Period4/07/168/07/16
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Keywords

  • cervical arterial dissection
  • cervical manipulation
  • cervical mobilization

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    Kranenburg, R., Schmitt, M. A., Luijckx, G. J., Puentedura, E. J., & van der Schans, C. (2016). Adverse events associated with the use of cervical manipulation or mobilization and patient characteristics: a systematic review. Poster session presented at International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT) Conference 2016, Glasgow, United Kingdom.