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Radiologic assessment of forward head posture and its relation to myofascial pain syndrome.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of rehabilitation medicine
Publication Date
Volume
38
Issue
6
Pages
821–826
Identifiers
DOI: 10.5535/arm.2014.38.6.821
PMID: 25566482
Source
Medline
Keywords
  • Cervical Vertebrae
  • Lordosis
  • Myofascial Pain Syndromes
  • Neck Pain
  • Trigger Points

Abstract

Forward head posture and reduced cervical lordosis were seen more in younger patients with spontaneous neck pain. However, these abnormalities did not correlate with the location or the number of MPS. Further studies are needed to delineate the mechanism of neck pain in patients with forward head posture.

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