Exercise only, exercise with mechanical traction, or exercise with over-door traction for patients with cervical radiculopathy, with or without consideration of status on a previously described subgrouping rule: a randomized clinical trial.

@article{Fritz2014ExerciseOE,
  title={Exercise only, exercise with mechanical traction, or exercise with over-door traction for patients with cervical radiculopathy, with or without consideration of status on a previously described subgrouping rule: a randomized clinical trial.},
  author={Julie M Fritz and Anne Thackeray and Gerard P. Brennan and John D. Childs},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  year={2014},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={45-57}
}
STUDY DESIGN Randomized clinical trial. OBJECTIVES To examine the effectiveness of cervical traction in addition to exercise for specific subgroups of patients with neck pain. BACKGROUND Cervical traction is frequently used, but its effectiveness has not been adequately examined. Existing studies have failed to target patients most likely to respond. Traction is typically recommended for patients with cervical radiculopathy. A prediction rule has been described to identify a narrower… CONTINUE READING
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