Nonoperative modalities to treat symptomatic cervical spondylosis.

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/221090
Title:
Nonoperative modalities to treat symptomatic cervical spondylosis.
Authors:
Hirpara, Kieran Michael; Butler, Joseph S; Dolan, Roisin T; O'Byrne, John M; Poynton, Ashley R
Affiliation:
Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Finglas, Dublin 11, Ireland.
Citation:
Nonoperative modalities to treat symptomatic cervical spondylosis. 2012, 2012:294857 Adv Orthop
Journal:
Advances in orthopedics
Issue Date:
2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/221090
DOI:
10.1155/2012/294857
PubMed ID:
21991426
Abstract:
Cervical spondylosis is a common and disabling condition. It is generally felt that the initial management should be nonoperative, and these modalities include physiotherapy, analgesia and selective nerve root injections. Surgery should be reserved for moderate to severe myelopathy patients who have failed a period of conservative treatment and patients whose symptoms are not adequately controlled by nonoperative means. A review of the literature supporting various modalities of conservative management is presented, and it is concluded that although effective, nonoperative treatment is labour intensive, requiring regular review and careful selection of medications and physical therapy on a case by case basis.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
ISSN:
2090-3472

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dc.contributor.authorHirpara, Kieran Michaelen_GB
dc.contributor.authorButler, Joseph Sen_GB
dc.contributor.authorDolan, Roisin Ten_GB
dc.contributor.authorO'Byrne, John Men_GB
dc.contributor.authorPoynton, Ashley Ren_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-04-30T10:47:52Z-
dc.date.available2012-04-30T10:47:52Z-
dc.date.issued2012-
dc.identifier.citationNonoperative modalities to treat symptomatic cervical spondylosis. 2012, 2012:294857 Adv Orthopen_GB
dc.identifier.issn2090-3472-
dc.identifier.pmid21991426-
dc.identifier.doi10.1155/2012/294857-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/221090-
dc.description.abstractCervical spondylosis is a common and disabling condition. It is generally felt that the initial management should be nonoperative, and these modalities include physiotherapy, analgesia and selective nerve root injections. Surgery should be reserved for moderate to severe myelopathy patients who have failed a period of conservative treatment and patients whose symptoms are not adequately controlled by nonoperative means. A review of the literature supporting various modalities of conservative management is presented, and it is concluded that although effective, nonoperative treatment is labour intensive, requiring regular review and careful selection of medications and physical therapy on a case by case basis.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Advances in orthopedicsen_GB
dc.titleNonoperative modalities to treat symptomatic cervical spondylosis.en_GB
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentCappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Finglas, Dublin 11, Ireland.en_GB
dc.identifier.journalAdvances in orthopedicsen_GB
dc.description.provinceLeinsteren

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