Neural blockade in cervical pain syndromes.

  title={Neural blockade in cervical pain syndromes.},
  author={Laxmaiah Manchikanti},
  journal={Pain physician},
  volume={2 3},
Chronic neck pain, headache, and arm pain are some of the most common patient complaints confronting today's health care provider. Chronic neck pain is reported to be a frequency symptom in 34% of the general population with 14% of the general population reporting neck pain that lasted for more than 6 months. The magnitude of the problem is demonstrated by increase of cervical spine surgery by 45% and cervical fusion by 70% over a ten year period from 1979 through 1988. Therapeutic… CONTINUE READING

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