Fluoroscopically guided cervical transforaminal epidural steroid injection was found to improve pain in approximately half of patients with cervical radiculopathy in the short and intermediate terms.
Patients with neck pain who initially consult with a nonpharmacologic provider may have reduced exposure to opioids in the following year and fewer injections and advanced imaging.
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Application of force to C5 using a mechanically assisted instrument may improve internal rotation strength and frequency but not severity of extreme shoulder pain.
Transforaminal approach to the treatment of cervical radicular pain presents risks.
Better outcomes with spinal manipulative therapy + home exercise and advice (HEA) than supervised rehabilitative exercise + HEA for older adults with chronic mechanical neck pain.
Both percutaneous nucleoplasty and pulsed radio frequency appear to be effective and safe in relieving cervical disc herniation-related pain.
Factors placing CSM patients at high risk of perioperative complications include diabetes, number of comorbidities and ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament
Acupuncture, ‘Alexander Technique’ helped more than drugs and physical therapy.
Improvements in pain and dysfunction at 12 weeks for those receiving additional massages.