|2.||Low Back Pain (Lumbago)
|4.||Radiculopathy (Radiculopathy, Cervical)
|5.||Spinal Stenosis (Stenosis, Spinal)
|1.||Manchikanti, Laxmaiah: 17 articles (01/2014 - 04/2004)|
|2.||Graham, Nadine: 15 articles (01/2015 - 01/2008)|
|3.||Goldsmith, Charles H: 14 articles (01/2015 - 11/2002)|
|4.||Gross, Anita: 13 articles (01/2015 - 01/2008)|
|5.||Bronfort, Gert: 12 articles (04/2015 - 11/2002)|
|6.||Burnie, Stephen J: 11 articles (01/2015 - 01/2008)|
|7.||Gross, Anita R: 11 articles (01/2014 - 05/2006)|
|8.||Pampati, Vidyasagar: 11 articles (01/2014 - 04/2004)|
|9.||Ylinen, Jari: 11 articles (05/2012 - 05/2003)|
|10.||Evans, Roni: 10 articles (04/2015 - 11/2002)|
|1.||salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM)IBA
01/01/2008 - "After a short course of NET treatment, measurements of visual analog scale and pressure algometer recordings of four trigger point locations in a cohort of chronic neck pain sufferers were significantly improved when compared to a control group which received a sham protocol of NET. "
02/01/2013 - "We aimed to investigate whether a single strain-counterstrain intervention is more effective than a sham intervention in improving restricted cervical range of motion in patients with neck pain. "
01/01/2010 - "Efficacy of acupunture in patients with chronic neck pain--a randomised, sham controlled trial."
10/01/2013 - "A randomized clinical study of a single session of typical vs sham-control manipulation in patients with chronic neck pain was conducted. "
02/01/2013 - "Strain-counterstrain to treat restrictions of the mobility of the cervical spine in patients with neck pain: a sham-controlled randomized trial."
09/01/2010 - "To evaluate the clinical outcomes of therapeutic cervical medial branch blocks with local anesthetic with or without steroids in managing chronic neck pain of facet joint origin. "
05/01/2010 - "However, the literature supporting cervical interlaminar epidural steroids in managing chronic neck pain is scant. "
08/01/2008 - "Therapeutic cervical medial branch nerve blocks, with or without steroids, may provide effective management for chronic neck pain of facet joint origin."
01/01/2012 - "Cervical interlaminar epidural injections with local anesthetic with or without steroids were effective in 67% of patients overall and 87% in Group I and 72% in Group II, in successful group patients with chronic function-limiting neck pain and upper extremity pain secondary to cervical postsurgery syndrome. "
01/01/2012 - "To evaluate the effectiveness of cervical interlaminar epidural injections of local anesthetic with or without steroids in providing effective and long-lasting relief in the management of chronic neck pain and upper extremity pain in patients with cervical postsurgery syndrome, and to evaluate the differences between local anesthetic with or without steroids. "
|3.||Lidocaine (Xylocaine)FDA LinkGeneric
09/01/2015 - "This study aimed to investigate the efficacy of lidocaine injection in the intramuscular IZ for the treatment of chronic neck pain caused by MTrPs in the trapezius muscle. "
09/01/2015 - "Lidocaine Injection in the Intramuscular Innervation Zone Can Effectively Treat Chronic Neck Pain Caused by MTrPs in the Trapezius Muscle."
11/01/2010 - "A small amount of Lidocaine was injected at the left cervical 7 to test needle patency; she immediately complained of severe cervical pain radiated to the left upper and lower extremities. "
09/01/2015 - "This study confirms that lidocaine-injection therapy in the IZ significantly reduces the degree and frequency of neck pain in patients at 6 months after treatment. "
09/01/2015 - "Compared with the MTrP injection group, lidocaine-injection therapy in the IZ significantly reduced the degree and frequency of neck pain in patients at 6 months after treatment, especially the combined lidocaine-injection therapy in the IZ of both the mid-upper trapezius and the lower trapezius are more effective (all P < 0.05). "
01/01/2007 - "In chronic neck disorders with radicular findings, epidural methylprednisolone and lidocaine reduced neck pain and improved function more than when given by intramuscular route at one-year follow-up, in one trial. "
05/01/2006 - "In chronic MND with radicular findings, epidural methylprednisolone and lidocaine reduced neck pain [SMD -1.46 (95% CI -2.16 to -0.76)] and improved function at one-year followup compared to the intramuscular route. "
01/01/2005 - "In chronic MND with radicular findings, epidural methylprednisolone and lidocaine reduced neck pain and improved function at one-year follow-up compared to the intramuscular route. "
|5.||Capsaicin (Zostrix)FDA Link
01/01/1995 - "This study demonstrated that topically applied capsaicin cream may decrease subjective neck pain. "
10/01/2014 - "Topical capsaicin was used to induce neck pain in 11 healthy male participants. "
01/01/1995 - "Topical capsaicin for chronic neck pain. "
10/01/2013 - "A 38-year-old woman suffered from bilateral acute anterior uveitis, manifesting 12-24 h after application of an analgesic capsaicin patch (Isola Capsicum N Plus) that served to alleviate muscular neck pain. "
06/01/1998 - "Uncontrolled studies and case reports have indicated that pain or dysfunction was less at the end of capsaicin therapy for neck pain, loin pain/hematuria syndrome, oral mucositis, rhinopathy, reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome, detrusor hyperreflexia, and cutaneous pain due to tumor of the skin. "
|6.||Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents (NSAIDs)IBA
02/01/2014 - "This pilot study has provided the feasibility and sample size for a full-scale trial of acupuncture with NSAIDs for chronic neck pain compared with acupuncture or NSAID treatment alone. "
02/01/2014 - "To investigate the feasibility and sample size required for a full-scale randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of acupuncture with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for chronic neck pain compared with acupuncture or NSAID treatment alone. "
02/01/2014 - "Acupuncture with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) versus acupuncture or NSAIDs alone for the treatment of chronic neck pain: an assessor-blinded randomised controlled pilot study."
02/01/2009 - "In Canada and the United States, the most commonly prescribed neck pain treatments are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), exercise, and manual therapy. "
02/15/2008 - "In Canada and the United States, the most commonly prescribed neck pain treatments are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), exercise, and manual therapy. "
09/01/1995 - "VH might have been the result of plastic adaptation to limited head mobility secondary to neck pain. "
01/01/1995 - "The hyperactive VOR might have been the result of plastic adaptation to limited head mobility secondary to neck pain. "
05/01/1989 - "Ventral decompression or linear traction and plastic plate stabilization were effective in the treatment of most patients with mild to moderate neurologic deficits (neck pain, paraparesis, or ambulatory tetraparesis). "
03/01/2010 - "Reduction mammaplasty is a common procedure performed by plastic and reconstructive surgeons to relieve chronic back and neck pain associated with macromastia, with the added benefit of an improvement in the aesthetic contour of the ptotic breast. "
|8.||Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)FDA LinkGeneric
04/01/2004 - "Nocturnal neck pain relieved by aspirin."
10/01/2012 - "In the case of persistent neck pain, not readily relieved by aspirin and possibly accompanied by stiffness, scoliosis or neurological deficits, especially in young subjects, osteoblastoma of cervical spine may be one of the diagnostic options to be considered, in order to avoid delay in diagnosis. "
08/10/2006 - "A right-handed woman of 90, taking aspirin 160 mg daily, suffered acute neck pain radiating to the shoulders, with right side hemiparesis and numbness occurring minutes thereafter. "
04/01/2014 - "The aim of this study was to compare cervical muscle co-contraction in adults with and without chronic neck pain during voluntary movements. "
01/01/2014 - "The objective of this study was to identify the musculoskeletal co-morbidities of neck pain of myofascial origin among IT professionals. "
04/01/2014 - "Altered Co-contraction of Cervical Muscles in Young Adults with Chronic Neck Pain during Voluntary Neck Motions."
01/01/2014 - "Chi square test was used to find the association between musculoskeletal co-morbidities and myofascial neck pain (MNP). "
01/01/2014 - "Co morbidities of Myofascial Neck Pain among Information Technology Professionals."
09/01/2013 - "The aim of this study was to investigate whether patients with chronic neck pain have changes in their transcutaneous partial pressure of arterial carbon dioxide (PtcCO2) and whether other physical and psychologic parameters are associated. "
04/01/2013 - "Two patients with recurrent carcinoma of the posterior pharyngeal wall, previously treated with carbon dioxide (CO2) laser excision and (chemo)radiotherapy, presented with neck pain due to cervical osteomyelitis. "
01/01/2008 - "Evaluation of the efficacy of subcutaneous carbon dioxide insufflations for treating acute non specific neck pain in general practice: A sham controlled randomized trial."
01/01/2008 - "The study indicates that subcutaneous carbon dioxide insufflations are not superior to sham ultrasound for treating patients with acute non specific neck pain. "
01/01/2008 - "Twenty-seven of 63 patients (43%) got neck pain free in the subcutaneous carbon dioxide insufflations group compared to 29 of 63 (46%) in the sham ultrasound group. "
12/01/2008 - "Only 1 study has examined the association between adverse events and outcome in subjects with neck pain treated by chiropractors, which concluded that those receiving cervical spinal manipulation were more likely to report an adverse event compared to cervical mobilization, and those reporting an adverse event were less likely to have improved outcomes at all follow-up measurements. "
01/01/2001 - "Spinal manipulation and exercise for chronic neck pain: are they more effective when delivered alone or in combination?"
01/03/2012 - "Summaries for patients: is spinal manipulation an effective treatment for neck pain?"
11/01/2006 - "Cervical manipulation has been considered an effective treatment for managing neck pain. "
10/01/1995 - "We reviewed the literature to evaluate the risk of serious injury or death resulting from cervical manipulation and to assess the evidence that cervical manipulation is an effective treatment for mechanical neck pain. "
|2.||Musculoskeletal Manipulations (Manipulative Therapy)
01/01/2002 - "Each study has its strengths and weaknesses, but the most powerful ones indicate that manual techniques are beneficial for back and neck pain when compared with no treatment or "placebo." Comparative studies against other techniques such as physical therapy, education, or exercise do not show a clear superiority for manual therapy, however. "
01/01/2011 - "Evidence indicates that supervised home exercises, combined or not with manual therapy, can be beneficial for patients with non-specific chronic neck pain (NCNP). "
08/15/2011 - "Is behavioral graded activity cost-effective in comparison with manual therapy for patients with subacute neck pain? "
01/01/2010 - "Combined manual therapy, like naprapathy, is effective in the short and in the long term, and might be considered for patients with non-specific back and/or neck pain. "
02/01/2007 - "There are multiple reports in the literature of serious and at times fatal complications after cervical spine manipulation therapy (CSMT), even though CSMT is considered by some health providers to be an effective and safe therapeutic procedure for head and neck pain syndromes. "
10/01/2010 - "Although most people chose self-massage to be the most effective self-care treatment, only one-third (30.2%) of them had their neck pain improved by less than a half. "
07/01/2003 - "The results of the study indicate that acupuncture is superior to conventional massage for improving active range of motion in patients with chronic neck pain. "
01/01/2014 - "To systematically evaluate the evidence of whether massage therapy (MT) is effective for neck pain. "
07/01/2012 - "The Ottawa Panel was able to demonstrate that the massage interventions are effective for relieving immediate post-treatment neck pain symptoms, but data is insufficient for long-term effects."
01/01/2011 - "A novel massage therapy technique for management of chronic cervical pain: a case series."
06/01/2011 - "The objective of the study was to identify the population of patients with neck pain who improved with home-based mechanical cervical traction (HMCT). "
02/01/1995 - "The available reports of studies on the efficacy of traction for back and neck pain do not allow clear conclusions due to the methodological flaws in their design and conduct. "
09/01/2011 - "To investigate the efficacy of intermittent cervical traction in the treatment of chronic neck pain over a 12-week follow-up. "
09/01/2011 - "A randomized controlled trial on the efficacy of intermittent cervical traction for patients with chronic neck pain."
10/01/2008 - "The efficacy of intermittent cervical traction in patents with chronic neck pain."
|5.||Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)
01/01/2013 - "LLLT may be beneficial for chronic neck pain/function/QoL. "
10/01/2013 - "The aim of this study is to determine the efficacy of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) in reducing acute and chronic neck pain as measured by the visual analog scale (VAS). "
12/05/2009 - "We did a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials to assess the efficacy of LLLT in neck pain. "
12/05/2009 - "Efficacy of low-level laser therapy in the management of neck pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised placebo or active-treatment controlled trials."
12/05/2009 - "We searched computerised databases comparing efficacy of LLLT using any wavelength with placebo or with active control in acute or chronic neck pain. "