Musculoskeletal and Chronic Pain

Neck pain


Brink Y, Louw QA. A systematic review of the relationship between sitting and upper quadrant musculoskeletal pain in children and adolescents. Man Ther. 2013 Aug;18(4):281-8. doi: 10.1016/j.math.2012.11.003. Epub 2013 Jan 5. A link to this study can be found here:


Carnes D, Homer KE, Miles CL, et al.  Effective delivery styles and content for self-management interventions for chronic musculoskeletal pain: a systematic literature review.  Clinical Journal of Pain. 2012;28(4):344-54. A link to this study can be found here:


Posadzki P, Ernst E.  Osteopathy for musculoskeletal pain patients: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials.  Clinical Rheumatology. 2011;30(2):285-91. A link to this study can be found here:


Mallen CD, Peat G, Thomas E, et al.  Prognostic factors for musculoskeletal pain in primary care: a systematic review.  British Journal of General Practice. 2007;57(541):655-61.  A PDF of the full text of this study can be found  here.


Parsons S, Harding G, Breen A, et al.  The influence of patients’ and primary care practitioners’ beliefs and expectations about chronic musculoskeletal pain on the process of care: a systematic review of qualitative studies.  Clinical Journal of Pain. 2007;23(1):91-8.  A link to this study can be found here