A new video is now available via open access in Physiopedia. Cervical Manipulation: Risk versus Reward was created by Steven Spoonemore, Jr., DPT, OCS as part of his Fellowship training with Evidence in Motion (EIM). Usage of cervical manipulation continues to be a hot topic of potential treatment options and this video provides a thorough discussion of when to consider manipulation as a treatment option.
- Define’s spinal manipulation.
- Compares benefits to risks for using cervical manipulation.
- Discusses screening tools which help to identify appropriate patients to use cervical manipulation with.
- Explains indications and contraindications for cervical manipulation
Excellent research articles are presented throughout which can be referenced for further study of this topic.