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Compression type

Compression type: Prevalence Male/Female 17/20 %.
Compression is defined as having C7-T3 mobility equal or less than 61.8 %.

Relationship to different symptoms
  • Disc herniation C5- or C6: Consider disc herniation if T3-4 is larger than 19.4
  • Age: Values below lower quartile in T2-3 more frequent in higher age
  • Headache: Is related to high values T3-4
  • GERD symptoms: More frequent among compression type in overweight
  • Neck-shoulder pain: Is related to having low values in C7-T1 and T1-2
  • Reduced grip strength: Is related to low values in C7-T1 and T1-2