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National Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics

2020, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part B
Comparison of nonoperative modalities in treating cervical spondylosis
Author(s): Dr. Rammanohar Surepally, Dr. Eswara Reddy G, Dr. Nagakumar JS and Dr. Madamanchi Harsha
Abstract: Introduction: Pain in the cervical region is one of the major orthopaedic problem. It causes unhappiness to surgeon and patient both. This study is to analyse the different non-operative treatment modalities for the cervical pain.
Purpose of the study: To compare the clinical outcome of cervical spondylosis treated with different non-operative methods.
Methods: The study conducted between October 2018 to April 2019 involve patients with cervical pain visiting orthopaedic OPD. Patients were divided into 3 groups involving a) Neck muscle strengthening exercises (NMS) b) Pharmacological regime c) Combined muscle strengthening and drug regime (CMD).
Results: On analysis of results with 90 patients each in group a, b, and c, the patient relief was higher in group c planned for CMD regime followed by group b and group a in decreasing order of response rate.
Conclusion: Neck pain being one of the very common disease and its nonresponse to treatment is the reason not to trust the doctor by the patient. We concluded that among the different methods, combined muscle strength and drug regime given best results in majority of cases. And also this CMD regime is easy to follow and cheap compared to other nonoperative treatment modalities.
Pages: 93-94  |  590 Views  7 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Rammanohar Surepally, Dr. Eswara Reddy G, Dr. Nagakumar JS and Dr. Madamanchi Harsha. Comparison of nonoperative modalities in treating cervical spondylosis. National Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics. 2020; 4(1): 93-94 DOI: https://doi.org/10.33545/orthor.2020.v4.i1b.205
National Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics