Review of Surgery in Cervical Spondylotic Radiculomyelopathy
Of course, as a chiropractor, this one hits close to home and brings to mind the accusations that chiropractic is not effective. Personally, I feel that chiropractic (and natural medicine) is held to a higher standard. Ironically, these approaches are well up to the task, while traditional medical therapies typically are not. There have been numerous reviews on the effectiveness of manipulation for both neck and low back pain showing varying levels of effectiveness, and here we see a review article that finds evidence lacking for one of orthopedic surgeons main tools for neck pain.
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins – Spine –