Clinical Pattern Recognition - Neck Pain

From anatomy to discovering the patient!

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  • 22% to 70% of the population will have neck pain some time in their lives

  • At any given time 10% to 20% of the population reports neck problems, with 54% of individuals having experienced neck pain within the last 6 months

  • Prevalence of neck pain increases with age

  • Most common in women around the fifth decade of life

  • See more prevalence information in the Clinical Pattern Recognition: Orthopaedics app here

  • Meet the 5 common neck pain patients from the Clinical Practice Guidelines!

Clinical Pattern Recognition

Click on the pain pattern to learn about the patients and develop your clinical patterns!

1. Cervical Facet Syndrome/Spondylosis Neck Pain and Mobility Deficit (1-minute video)

2. Cervical Radiculopathy Neck Pain and Radiating Arm Pain (1-minute video)

3. Whiplash - Neck Pain and Movement Coordination Impairments (1-minute video)

4. Neck sprain/strain Neck Pain and Movement Coordination Impairments (1-minute video)

5. Cervicogenic headache Neck pain and headache (1-minute video)