Cervical radiculopathy: nonoperative management of neck pain and radicular symptoms.

@article{Eubanks2010CervicalRN,
  title={Cervical radiculopathy: nonoperative management of neck pain and radicular symptoms.},
  author={Jason David Eubanks},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2010},
  volume={81 1},
  pages={33-40}
}
Cervical radiculopathy is a disease process marked by nerve compression from herniated disk material or arthritic bone spurs. This impingement typically produces neck and radiating arm pain or numbness, sensory deficits, or motor dysfunction in the neck and upper extremities. Magnetic resonance imaging or computed tomographic myelography can confirm neurologic compression. The overall prognosis of persons with cervical radiculopathy is favorable. Most patients improve over time with a focused… CONTINUE READING

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