A survey of the management and classification of patients presenting with neck pain to osteopathic and physiotherapy practices
Hutchinson, James; Reid, Duncan; Hing, Wayne; Moran, Robert
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Citation:Hutchinson, J., Reid, D., Hing, W., & Moran, R. (2015, August). A Survey of the Management and Classification of Patients presenting with Neck Pain to Osteopathic and Physiotherapy Practices. Paper presented at New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapists Association (NZMPA) Biennial Scientific Conference - Translating Research into Practice, Christchurch, New Zealand.
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• To investigate the management approaches of Australian and New Zealand osteopaths and physiotherapists in relation to patients presenting with neck pain. • To investigate whether osteopaths and physiotherapists are sub-grouping their patients in a manner consistent with a treatment-based classification model in the management of patients with neck pain. • To investigate whether the techniques applied by osteopaths and physiotherapists to patients with neck pain were in alignment with best-practice guidelines or current best-evidence