Neck Pain Assessment Case Study

Online Course: Neck Pain Assessment Case Study

A review of the assessment and treatment techniques for chronic conditions of the cervical spine

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Presented by:

Chris Worsfold

Physiotherapist, clinician, educator specialising in neck pain.

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Introduction

Assessing and treating patients with neck pain is far from straightforward. Neck injuries can cause an array of issues beyond pain and range of motion deficits, including sensorimotor impairments and changes in muscle performance. This case study provides a model assessment of a 22-year-old male patient who has chronic neck pain. Chris Worsfold explores all the aspects of the assessment from balance to vision and muscle performance as part of the differentiating diagnosis for this patient’s chronic neck pain and then discusses potential treatment options.

Aims

This course aims to provide you with an example of how a neck pain assessment can be structured, from subjective assessment through to objective tests and potential treatment options.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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