Treatment Of Cervical And Thoracic Spine And Thoracic Cage

Suggested Reading List 2021


Cusick J, et al (2001)                Whiplash syndrome: kinematic factors influencing pain patterns. Spine, 26 (11) 1252-1258

Elliott J. et al (2008)                  MRI study of the cross sectional area for cervical extensor muscles in patients with persistent whiplash associated disorders. Manual Therapy, 13(3): 258-265

Falla D. (2007)                          Recruitment of the deep cervical flexor muscles during a postural correction exercise performed in sitting. Manual Therapy, 12 (2): 139-143.

Hallgren, R. (1994)                    Atrophy of suboccipital muscles in patients with  (1994)  chronic pain.  J.American Osteopathic Assoc.: 94 (12).

Jull G et al (1988)                      The accuracy of manual diagnosis for cervical zygapophseal joint pain syndromes. M ed. J Australia. 148(3) 233-236.

Jull G et al (2002)                      A randomised control trial of exercise & manipulative therapy for cervicogenic headache. Spine, 27 (17): 1835-1843

Jull G et al (2008)                      Clinical Assessment of the Deep Cervical Flexor muscles: Cranio cervical Flexion Test. J Manip & Physiolog Therap, 31(7) 525-533

Lee Diane (2018)                       The Thorax: An Integrated approach. Handspring Publishing Ltd

Lee, D. (2015)                           Biomechanics of the thorax:  research evidence and clinical expertise.  J. Manual & Manipulative Therapy. 23(3) 128-138.

Lee Diane. (1996)                      Rotational instability of the mid-thoracic spine: assessment & management. Manual Therapy 1 (5): 234-241.

Lee D & Hodges P (2016)         Behaviour of the Linea Alba during a curl up task in Diastisis rectus abdominis. J. Ortho & Sports Phy Ther. 46 (7) 5800-589

Lee LJ et al (2005)                    Differential activation of the thoracic multifidus & longissimus thoracis during trunk rotation. Spine, 30 (8): 870-876.

Lee LJ et al (2007)                    Anticipatory postural adjustments to arm movement reveal complex control of paraspinal muscles in the thorax. Electromyog & kinesiology, 19:46-54

Lee LJ (2013)                            Thoracic Ring control: A Missing Link? MPA. In Touch Magazine (APA) 4: 13-16

Ludewig P & Braman J (2011)    Shoulder Impingement: Biomechanical considerations in rehabilitation. Manual Therapy 16 (2011): 33-39

Panjabi, M. et al (1991)             Thoracic human vertebrae: Quantitative 3D anatomy.Spine: 16(8) 888-901.

Schomacher J Falla D(2013)      Function of the deep cervical extensor muscles in patients with neck pain. J.Manual Therapy. 18(5); 360-366

Sizer P Jr et al (2007)                Coupling behavior of the Thoracic spine: A systematic review. J Manip & Physiolog. Therapeutics. 30(5): 390-399

Snodgrass SJ et al (2014)         Recognising neuroplasticity in musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Manual Therapy. 19 (6): 614-617

Twomey, L & Taylor, J. (1989) Joints of the Middle and Lower Cervical Spine.  MTAA 6th Biennial Conference Proceedings, 1989 Adelaide 215 - 220.

Watson LA et al (2009)              Thoracic Outlet Syndrome part 1: Clinical manifestation and treatment pathways. Manual Therapy. 14(6) 586-595


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