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Reducing pain and disability for patients with chronic neck pain : results of a double-blind randomised controlled trial comparing strength to endurance training

Ryan, Judith Mary

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Neck pain is a common musculo-skeletal problem in the industrialised world with fifty to ninety percent of people experiencing one or more episodes of neck pain during their lifetime. The majority recover quickly from these episodes, but five percent of all cases persist for more than three months. The recurrence rate is high at sixty-percent. The cost to the individual in terms of reduced earning capacity and personal and family distress is very high. The cost to society in terms of lost...[Show more]

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Date published: 2001-12
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/110010

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