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2018 Jan-Dec

J Rehabil Assist Technol Eng


Development of the circumduction metric for identification of cervical motion impairment.


Zhou Y, Loh E, Dickey JP, Walton DM, Trejos A L
J Rehabil Assist Technol Eng. 2018 Jan-Dec; 5:2055668318777984.
PMID: 31191942.


Chronic neck pain results in considerable personal, clinical, and societal burden. It consistently ranks among the top three pain-related reasons for seeking healthcare. Despite its prevalence, neck pain is difficult to both assess and treat. Quantitative approaches are required since diagnostic imaging techniques rarely provide information on movement-related neck pain, and most common clinical assessment tools are limited to single plane motion measurement.