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Title: PT or cervical collar for cervical radiculopathy?
Author: Dmytriv, Marlya; Rowland, Kate; Gavagan, Thomas; Holub, David
Keywords: nonsurgical approach
Date: 2010-05
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Journal of Family Practice, 59(5) 2010: 269-272.
Abstract: To shorten recovery time for adults with acute cervical radiculopathy, recommend either physical therapy (PT) and a home exercise plan or a cervical collar and rest. Both are more effective than a wait-and-see strategy. Strength of recommendation B: Based on a single well-done randomized controlled trial (RCT).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/7722

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