The symptoms of cervical radiculopathy
occurs due to the sensations in arms and hands due to the pinched nerve root in the neck.
The study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of the M6-C artificial cervical disc compared to ACDF for the treatment of single level symptomatic cervical radiculopathy
with or without cord compression.
Management of unilateral cervical radiculopathy
in the military: the cost effectiveness of posterior cervical foraminotomy compared with anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.
There are a few studies to date on the effects of HILT therapy on cervical radiculopathy
, frozen shoulder, lateral epicondylitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, myofascial pain syndrome, low back pain, gonarthrosis, post-mastectomy and lumbar discopathy pain.7,8,12,13 There are studies in the literature showing the efficacy of physical therapy modalities and HILT in patients with chronic low back pain.14-16 However, in patients with chronic lomber radiculopathy, the literature is limited in terms of HILT treatment.
Epidemiology of cervical Radiculopathy
. A population-based study from Rochester, Minnesota, 1976 through 1990.
Finally, in 2016, Zhu, et al, conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of three randomized controlled trials with 502 participants which showed moderate level evidence to support the immediate effectiveness of cervical spine manipulation in treating people with cervical radiculopathy
Sudarshan, "The effect of sustained natural apophyseal glide (SNAG) combined with neuro-dynamics in the management of a patient with cervical radiculopathy
: a case report," Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, vol.
Studies have mentioned that 75%-90% of patients with cervical radiculopathy
will show improvement with nonoperative management [2, 3].
is not usually associated with myelopathy.
He also complained of a constant pressure in his throat as well as difficulty swallowing his saliva, to the point where he felt like he was "choking on his spit at times." He had no problems with normal breathing, speaking, or swallowing food and he denied any symptoms suggestive of cervical radiculopathy
Epidemiology of cervical radiculopathy
. A populationbased study from Rochester, Minnesota, 1976 through 1990.