James Elliot Talking Whiplash

This interview was recorded as part of the cervical spine course on Physiopedia Plus

Dr James Elliott is a Physiotherapist who currently undertakes some incredibly interesting research at the Northwestern University, Chicago. His years of experience and passion will empower you to think differently about neck pain.

During this interview with Rachael, James provides extensive advice on appropriate clinical predictions rules, outcome measures and subsequent approaches to treatment based on the latest published research. There are great clinical tips here which are relevant to clinicians looking to improve their practice and patient outcomes.

In this interview Dr Elliott talks about clinical prediction rules, risk assessment tools, fear avoidance beliefs, kinesophobia, emotional impact of events, pain thresholds and MRI scanning.

Make sure you keep up to date with James’s research via twitter, his University Profile, LinkedIn and his research group.

Neck Pain

Out of all 291 conditions studied in the Global Burden of Disease 2010 Study, neck pain ranked 4th highest in terms of disability and 21st in terms of overall burden.

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