Case Report

Thoracic pain arising from cervical disorders - A case history

Judith Musiker
South African Journal of Physiotherapy | Vol 51, No 1 | a648 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajp.v51i1.648 | © 2018 Judith Musiker | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 21 September 2018 | Published: 28 February 1995

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Judith Musiker, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

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Abstract

A case study is presented where a cervical disorder is responsible for thoracic symptoms. Maitland's differentiation tests become essential in clarifying which area of the spine is the source of the symptoms. The results of the treatment suggest that intermittent cervical traction may be helpful in cases of this nature.


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