TITLE

The chiropractic management of two cases of cervical spondylotic radiculopathy

AUTHOR(S)
Dufton, John A.; Giantomaso, Tony
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association;Jun2003, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p121
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cervical spondylotic radiculopathy (CSR) is one of the potential sources of radiculopathy, particularly in patients aged 40 to 60 years. The hallmark sign of cervical-brachial pain presents in the majority of the cases, however a definitive clinical diagnosis is often difficult in the absence of reliable and valid diagnostic tests. Two cases of presumed CSR illustrate the usefulness of applying a comprehensive mechanical assessment that guides the patient's rehabilitation regardless of the traditional anatomical diagnosis. A brief overview of the epidemiology, clinical presentation, and management of CSR is also presented.
ACCESSION #
10374984

 

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