Craniovertebral angle

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Introduction[edit | edit source]

The craniovertebral angle is identified as the intersection of a horizontal line passing through the C7 spinous process and a line joining the midpoint of the tragus of the ear to the skin overlying the C7 spinous process[1].Measurement of cranio vertebral angle, (CVA) is one of the common methods in assessing head posture.

Clinically Relevant Anatomy[edit | edit source]

See Cervical Spine Anatomy

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wilmarth M, Hilliard T. Measuring head posture via the craniovertebral angle.