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2022 Sep 17

World Neurosurg

Morphological changes of cervical musculature in relation to chronic nonspecific neck pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Peng Q, Zhang Y, Yang S, Meng B, Chen H, Liu X, Zhao W, Hu M, Zhang L, Tao Y
World Neurosurg. 2022 Sep 17.
PMID: 36126892.


Chronic neck pain is a common musculoskeletal disorder. Previous studies have found that chronic neck pain is associated with changes in neck muscle morphology and fat infiltration (FI). This systematic review summarizes and analyzes all studies on neck muscle morphology in patients with chronic nonspecific neck pain (CNNP).