Intermittent cervical traction for cervical radiculopathy caused by large-volume herniated disks.

@article{Constantoyannis2002IntermittentCT,
  title={Intermittent cervical traction for cervical radiculopathy caused by large-volume herniated disks.},
  author={C. Constantoyannis and D. Konstantinou and H. Kourtopoulos and N. Papadakis},
  journal={Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics},
  year={2002},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={
          188-92
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the use of intermittent cervical traction in managing 4 patients with cervical radiculopathy and large-volume herniated disks. CLINICAL FEATURES Four patients had neck pain radiating to the arm. The clinical examination was typical in all cases for radiculopathy of cervical origin. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the cervical spine revealed large-volume herniated disks in all patients. INTERVENTIONS AND OUTCOME The treatment consisted of intermittent on-the-door… Expand
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