CCTT Publications

Cervical Spine

The publications that follow represent the extensive contribution to the supportive literature by diplomats of the Physical Therapy Board of Craniofacial & Cervical Therapeutics.


Cervical Spine Publications by Corine M. Visscher

Visscher CM, Hofman N, Mes C, Lousberg R, Naeije M. Is temporomandibular pain in chronic whiplash associated disorders part of a more widespread pain syndrome? Clin J Pain 2005; 21(4):353-357.

Visscher CM, Lobbezoo F, Boer W de, Zaag Jac van de, Naeije M. Prevalence of cervical spinal pain in craniomandibular pain patients. Eur J Oral Sci 2001;109:76-80.

Visscher CM, Boer W de, Naeije M. The relationship between posture and curvature of the cervical spine. J Manip Physiol Ther 1998;21(6):388-391.

(Contribution to) books and guidelines:

Cervicogenic mechanisms of orofacial pain and headaches. In: De Leeuw R (editor). Orofacial pain. Guidelines for assessment, diagnosis, and management, 4th and 5th edition. Quintessence Publishing Co, Inc, 2013.

Cervical Spine Publications by Steven Kraus

Goldstein D, Kraus S, Williams W, et al. Influence of Cervical Posture on Mandible Movements. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 1984; 52(3):421-426

Darling D, Kraus S, Glasheen- Wray M. Relationship of Head Posture and Rest Position of the Mandible. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 1984; 52(1):111-1158

Root G, Kraus S, Razook S and Samson G. Effect of an Intra-Oral Appliance on Head and Neck Posture. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 1987; 58(1):90-95

Greenfield B, Kraus S, Lawrence E. Influence of Cephalostatic Ear rods on Posture of the Head-Neck Made During Postural Recordings.  American Journal of Orthodontics 1989; 95(4):312-318

Kraus, S. Cervical Spine Influences on the Management of TMD. In: Kraus S editor. Temporomandibular Disorders Churchill Livingston Inc. New York, 1st edition 1988, 2nd Edition, 1994

Kraus, S. Influences of the Cervical Spine On the Stomatognathic System  In: Donatelli, R A, Wooden M J; Orthopedic Physical Therapy Churchill Livingstone Inc., New York, NY, 4th Edition, 2009

Kraus S. Head and Orofacial Pain; Cervical Spine Implications. In: Gremillion H, editor.   Dental Clinics of North America 2007; 51(1):161- 93

Hesse, J, Kraus S, Mannheimer, J. Cervicogenic Mechanisms of Orofacial Pain and Headaches. In: Orofacial Pain: Guidelines for Assessment, Diagnosis, and Management. Chapter 9. 4th edition, Chicago, Ill , Quintessence Publishing Co. 2008

Cervical Spine Publications by Jeffrey Mannheimer

Mannheimer JS, Attanasio R, Cinotti WR & Pertes R. Cervical Strain and Mandibular Whiplash: Effects upon the Craniomandibular Apparatus Clinical Preventive Dentistry, 11(1): 29-32, 1989.

Mannheimer JS & Dunn J. The Cervical Spine:  Its Evaluation and Relation to Temporomandibular Disorders.  In Kaplan, A. (ed).  Textbook of Craniomandibular Disorders. WB.Saunders, 1991.

Mannheimer JS & Rosenthal, RM.  Acute and Chronic Postural Abnormalities as Related to Craniofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders. Dental Clinics  of North America 35(1): 195-208, 1991.

Mannheimer JS.  Prevention and Restoration of Abnormal Upper Quarter Posture. In Gelb, H & Gelb M (eds.) Postural Considerations in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cranio-Cervical-Mandibular and Related Chronic Pain Disorders.
Mosby, 1994.

Dunn J & Mannheimer JS. The Cervical Spine.  In Pertes, R.A. (ed.) Clinical Management of Temporomandibular Disorders and Facial Pain. Quintessence Books, Chicago, 1995.

La Touche R, Paris-Alemany A, von Piekartz H, Mannheimer JS et al. The Influence of Cranio-Cervical Posture on Maximal Mouth Opening and Pressure Pain Threshold in Patients with Myofascial Temporomandibular Pain Disorders. Clinical Journal of Pain. 27(1): 48-55, 2011.

La Touche, R, Paris-Alemany A, Mannheimer JS. et al. Does Mobilization of the Upper Cervical Spine Affect Pain Sensitivity and Autonomic Nervous System Function in Patients with Cervico-Craniofacial Pain?  A Randomized Controlled Trial. Clinical Journal of Pain. 29(3): 205-215, 2013.

Cervical Spine Publications by John Dunn

Dunn J., Mannheimer JS, The Cervical Spine, In Pertes RA, Gross SG. (eds) Clinical Management of Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain. Illinois, Quintessence, 1995.

Mannheimer JS, Dunn J. Cervical spine. In: Kaplan AS, Assael LA (eds). Temporomandibular Joint Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment. Philadelphia: Saunders, 1992.