J Pain Res 2013 28;6:643-51. Epub 2013 Aug 28.
Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Scania, Sweden ; Children's Headache Clinic, Department of Pediatrics, University of Copenhagen, Herlev Hospital, Herlev, Denmark ; Department of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark ; Department of Physiotherapy, Medical Department, University of Copenhagen, Herlev Hospital, Herlev, Denmark.
Background: Frequent or chronic tension-type headache in children is a prevalent and debilitating condition for the child, often leading to medication overuse. To explore the relationship between physical factors and tension-type headache in children, the quality of repeated measures was examined. The aim of the present study was to determine the test-retest repeatability of parameters determining isometric neck and shoulder strength and stability, aerobic power, and pericranial tenderness in children. Read More