The Neck Pain Task Force (NPTF) was a landmark collection of high-level research for chiropractors and other manual medicine providers (we did a 4-part Review of the NPTF, as well as reviewing 3 of the papers individually), but it was published nearly ten years ago (in 2008)!  The Cervical Assessment and Diagnosis Research (CADRE) Collaboration will now publish a series of 5 systematic reviews to update the NPTF, with the overall goal of informing the development of a clinical practice guideline for the assessment of the cervical spine - this week we review the first one...LOG IN OR SUBSCRIBE TO READ THE FULL REVIEW
Clinical Tests of the Cervical Spine