Neurophysiological mechanism of mobilisation

For this blog I'd like to explore the findings of several research papers exploring the effects of mobilisation on the spine. Let's explore the research investigating the local and systemic impact of mobilisation, as well as the different elements of dosage. 

To use a different style of writing though.... this blog is in the format of an annotated bibliography. An annotated bibliography is a summary of a research paper that provides a critical review, identifies how it is applicable to current knowledge base, provides a description of the paper's purpose, study design and other important elements and gives an opinion on why it is valuable to know about. 

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Cervicogenic Headache

Cervicogenic headache is a secondary headache arising from a musculoskeletal dysfunction within the cervical spine, and is a disorder that many physiotherapists treat. The purpose of this blog is to explore the clinical assessment of CGH, outline the debate on manual therapy skills which has been ongoing since 1988, and to discuss the manual examination procedure performed by the clinicians used in the landmark research trials. 

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Movement Diagrams

Movement diagrams are a tool used to aid teaching and communication, i.e. an objective means of quantifying the relationship between movement and pain determined during a passive examination technique. This is a tutorial on how to construct and interpret movement diagrams. 

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