PT Inquest Episode 165: Manipulation Effects On Cervical Radiculopathy
Doing a manipulation on the thoracic spine may help people with cervical radiculopathy but there are a lot of questions to answer here. This paper has an odd presentation of the data and generates concerns when looking at the pretrial registration (https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01495728?term=NCT01495728&rank=1).
Immediate and Short-term Effects of Thoracic Spine Manipulation in Patients With Cervical Radiculopathy: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Young IA, Pozzi F, Dunning J, Linkonis R, Michener LA.
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2019 May;49(5):299-309. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2019.8150. Epub 2019 Apr 25.
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