The Immediate Cardiovascular Response to Joint Mobilization of the Neck - A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial in Pain-Free AdultsAll PTHMS Faculty Publications
Document TypePeer-Reviewed Article
AbstractBackground: Some normotensive patients can have a spike in resting systolic blood pressure (SBP) in response to acute neck pain. Applying the typical dosage of mobilization may potentially result in a sympatho-excitatory response, further increasing resting SBP. Therefore, there is a need to explore other dosage regimens that could result in a decrease in SBP. Objectives: To compare the blood pressure (BP) and heart rate (HR) response of pain-free, normotensive adults when receiving unilateral posterior-to-anterior mobilization (PA) applied to the neck versus its corresponding placebo (PA-P). Study design: Double-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial.
Citation InformationEmmanuel Yung, Cheongeun Oh, Michael Wong, Jason Grimes, et al.. "The Immediate Cardiovascular Response to Joint Mobilization of the Neck - A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial in Pain-Free Adults" (2017)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/emmanuel_yung/88/