The Importance of Optimal Gaze Direction on Deep Neck Flexor Activation in Chronic Neck Pain

Chronic neck pain (CNP) patients have weak deep neck flexors (DNF) and a hyperactive sternocleidomastoid (SCM). The cranio-cervical flexion test (CCFT) promotes activation of the DNF and decreases activity of the SCM, promoting pain recovery, but research suggests SCM activation increases with incre...

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Main Authors: Byoung-Kwon Lee, Dong-Kwon Seo
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2020-11-01
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