Motor control using cranio-cervical flexion exercises versus other treatments for non-specific chronic neck pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Affiliation

Facultad de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Alcala, Crta. de Madrid-Barcelona, Km. 33,600, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Chronic neck pain affects a significant percentage of the adult population. Commonly, the pain is of unknown origin. In those cases, some alterations in motor control (MC) can appear in the deep cervical muscles. The specific training of these muscles could improve muscular function and reduce pain and disability.

Keywords

Exercise therapy,Meta-analysis,Motor control exercises,Neck pain,