Neck, Shoulder and Arm Pain: Mechanism, Diagnosis, Treatment
- for physicians
4th edition - 2014 - 152 pages - illustrated
Written by flexion-distraction's developer, James M. Cox, DC, DACBR, this is a comprehensive update of the latest in cervical spine research; protocol for applying the Cox® Technic Flexion-Distraction and Decompression Adjustment is included. It is the companion text for Low Back Pain by Cox et al.
specifics about the 4th edition...
10 years...a long time in the world of medicine and spinal research. James M. Cox, DC, DACBR, has not stopped a moment in collecting it all and now shares this fourth edition of NECK, SHOULDER, AND ARM PAIN: MECHANISM, DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT.
Like its previous editions, this fourth edition provides details about ...
Biomechanics … updated research on the biomechanics of cervical spine pain generation
Effects of Care… mechanical alterations of cervical spine anatomy with distraction decompression adjusting
Care of Cervical Spine vs. Lumbar Spine … the increased attention to detail when treating the cervical spine as it houses the spinal cord whereas the lumbar spine houses sacral nerves
Evidence-based Results of Care … outcomes of research studies show changes of the intervertebral disc, foramen, and ligaments using Cox® Technic
Patient Care … procedures to build the treating physician’s confidence
Examination Procedures … The clinical examination used by Dr. Cox is presented along with rehabilitation care of the radicular and non-radicular patient.
Algorithm of Decision Making … The step-by-step guide to patient care determined by the examination findings (clinical, radiological, subjective) is shared.
Patient Education … The most important part of healing is helping the patient understand his/her condition and its necessary care during healing as well as after the pain is gone.
as well as updates on specific cervical and thoracic spine conditions seen by neck pain specialists ...
Stenosis … today’s epidemic with more and more 50+ year old patients seeking relief; the research of the intervertebral disc herniation and degenerative stenosis
Whiplash-Type Injury … its incidence and resulting headache, proprioception, and degeneration issues
Headache… its etiology and treatment
Vertebral Artery Syndrome … current facts and safer spinal manipulative approaches
Myelopathy … comparison of myelopathy care via conservative vs. surgical treatment
T4 Syndrome … If adjusting the upper thoracic spine vertebrae is ever difficult for you, this text is a must!
In this text…
Complete COX® TECHNIC Protocol Description … This is an all-encompassing treatise on tolerance testing, application, Protocols I and II, and post-care of patients with spine and radicular pain.
Actual Patient Cases … This chapter reveals actual cases treated by Dr. Cox and other certified practitioners in their clinics. Cases of degenerative disc disease with ankylosis, cervical disc herniation, disc degeneration, disc herniation, osteoarthritic degeneration, spinal stenosis, instability, arm pain (uni– and bi-lateral), T2 spondylolisthesis, perineural cyst, etc., are presented.
“Few people in our profession are as gifted as James Cox in retaining voluminous clinical facts in their memory. For the rest of us, we have been granted the next best thing, his collective database. This publication represents an up-to-date accumulation of detailed academic and empirical data compiled over many years. It succeeds as a useful compendium of pertinent clinical information which is well cataloged and impeccably cited.” - Lee Hazen, DC, of the third edition