Cervical Arterial Dysfunction

Cervical Arterial Dysfunction

If you treat the neck then you need to understand the concept of CAD


Cervical arterial dysfunction (CAD) is term a used in physiotherapy to cover a variety of vascular pathologies which can cause restrictions in blood flow to the brain. When assessing and treating the cervical spine, it is vital to understand diseases of the blood vessels that can present with pain and also to be able to assess the level of risk of a patient experiencing an arterial flow restriction during a physiotherapy assessment or treatment.

In this course you will learn from a topic specialists how to make safe clinical decisions that take into account these very serious issues and how the related framework for clinical practice is being updated in 2018.


  • Watch a video presentation by Dr Roger Kerry
  • Read two related articles
  • Pass a quiz