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Title:

Cervical Facet Mediated Pain

Author(s):

Gellhorn AC

Year:

2011

Publication Info:

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America, 22(3):447-458

Abstract:

The cervical zygapophyseal joints, or facet joints, have long been implicated as a source of neck pain. This article examines the epidemiology of pain arising from these joints and relevant anatomy and histology. An emphasis on clinical findings, examination, and imaging are presented, as well as a focus on whiplash-associated pain.

Link to Article:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21824586

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