As evidence based practitioners, is manual therapy for the Cervical spine evidence based? Should we just be using exercise, or is manual therapy appropriate for the C/sp?
A Cochrane review in 2015 by Anita Gross and colleagues found cervical spine mobilisation "may not reduce pain more than an inactive control" and "uncertainty about the effectiveness of mobilisation or manipulation for neck pain remains." So where does that leave us? With no evidence for mobilisation or other manual therapy?
In this weeks 5 Minute Physio tip, I explore the evidence, to find out how you can be evidence based in your treatment of the Cervical spine