Evidence-Based Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Strategies for Patients with Cervical Radiculopathy Due to Disc Herniation


Oral A., Sindel D., Ketenci A.

TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, vol.60, no.1, pp.47-53, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tftrd.2014.76735
  • Journal Name: TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.47-53
  • Keywords: Neck pain, radiculopathy, rehabilitation, conservative treatment, RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED-TRIALS, EPIDURAL STEROID INJECTIONS, CLINICAL-PREDICTION RULE, NONSPECIFIC NECK PAIN, LOW-BACK-PAIN, INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION, IDENTIFY PATIENTS, DISABILITY, MANAGEMENT, EXERCISE
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

When neck pain is accompanied with radiating arm pain in addition to motor, sensory, or reflex changes resulting from nerve root compression or irritation, it is defined as cervical radiculopathy. The aim of this narrative review is to overview recent evidence regarding the effectiveness of physical medicine and rehabilitation strategies with a holistic approach in the management patients with cervical radiculopathy resulting from disc herniation and to provide evidence-based recommendations on the management.