Intervention Protocol

Orthoses for mechanical neck disorders

  1. Pasqualina L Santaguida1,*,
  2. Anita Gross2,
  3. Charles H Goldsmith3,
  4. Theresa M Kay4,
  5. Cervical Overview Group5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Back Group

Published Online: 17 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006799

How to Cite

Santaguida PL, Gross A, Goldsmith CH, Kay TM, Cervical Overview Group. Orthoses for mechanical neck disorders (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD006799. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006799.

Author Information

  1. 1

    McMaster University, Evidence-Based Practice Centre, Hamilton, ON, Canada

  2. 2

    McMaster University, School of Rehabilitation Science, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  3. 3

    McMaster University, Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  4. 4

    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, North York, ON, Canada

  5. 5

    Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

*Pasqualina L Santaguida, Evidence-Based Practice Centre, McMaster University, Courthouse T-27 Building, Room 309, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4L8, Canada.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 17 OCT 2007




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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The objectives of this review will be to determine the effects of orthoses for adults suffering from various forms of mechanical neck disorders. Will they improve neck pain, function/disability (including work-related disability), global perceived effect, quality of life, and patient satisfaction?