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  1. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Academy of Pediatrics (2010). Cervical strain. In JF Sarwark, ed., Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care, 4th ed., pp. 929–933. Rosemont, IL: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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  3. Graham N, et al. (2008). Mechanical traction for neck pain with or without radiculopathy (review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (3).

  4. Chow RT et al. (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. Lancet, 34(9705): 1897–1908.

Other Works Consulted

  • Garra G, et al. (2010). Heat or cold packs for neck and back strain: A randomized controlled trial of efficacy. Academic Emergency Medicine, 17(5): 484–489.

  • Peloso P, et al. (2007). Medicinal and injection therapies for mechanical neck disorders. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (3).

  • Sasso RC, et al. (2007). Artificial disc versus fusion: A prospective, randomized study with 2-year follow-up on 99 patients. Spine, 32(26): 2933–2940.

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