spondylopathy


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spondylopathy

 [spon″dĭ-lop´ah-the]
any disease of the vertebrae.

spon·dy·lop·a·thy

(spon'di-lop'ă-thē),
Any disease of the vertebrae or spinal column.
[spondylo- + G. pathos, suffering]

spon·dy·lop·a·thy

(spon'di-lop'ă-thē)
Any disease of the vertebrae or spinal column.
[spondylo- + G. pathos, suffering]
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Guo, "Meta analysis of acupotomology versus acupuncture for cervical spondylopathy," Chinese Journal of Tissue Engineering Research, vol.
Gou, "Needle scalpel combined with massage therapy and simple massage therapy for nerve-root type cervical spondylopathy: a randomized controlled analysis on 100 patients," Chinese Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation, vol.
(1) Thickening of the dura is noted as the cause of cervical spondylopathy in several cases in the literature.
In May 1998, he visited Osaka Prefecture for the treatment of spondylopathy and back pain.
Lingxiang, "Clinical observation on cervical spondylopathy of the vertebroarterial type treated by electro-acupuncture," Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, vol.
Exclusion criteria: (1) Any cause of nervous dysfunction other than compression, such as diabetic mellitus, hepatic and renal dysfunction, cervical spondylopathy, arm or elbow trauma history, paraneoplastic syndrome, toxicosis history (e.g., alcohol), hypothyroidism, amyloidotic peripheral neuropathy, vitamin B12 deficiency, connective tissue disease, infection, hereditary disease, and so on.
This method has gradually been introduced for selected patients with cervical spondylopathy. [sup][5],[6] Although long-term clinical follow-up is still needed to identify the effectiveness of TDR, it is popular with surgeons and patients because of spinal motion preservation and shorter hospitalization.
Liu, Comparative research on cervical spondylopathy treating by Bo's abdominal acupuncture, acupuncture, and massage treatment [dissertation], Guangzhou TCM University, Guangzhou, China, 2011 (Chinses).
They were also excluded if they had any of the following conditions: protrusion or prolapse of one or more intervertebral discs with concurrent neurological symptoms; infectious spondylopathy; chronic neck pain caused by inflammatory, malignant, or autoimmune disease; congenital deformation of spine except slight lordosis or scoliosis; compression fracture caused by osteoporosis; spinal stenosis and spondylolysis or spondylolisthesis.
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