Evaluation of the Therapeutic Effect of Calibrated Cervical Traction on Cervical Osteoarthritis

Authors : MeyaKiala Georges; Nsitwayiwatadi Bertin; NkakuduluBikuku H; Miangindula Betty; MbuyiMuamba Jean Mari

Volume/Issue : Volume 6 - 2021, Issue 1 - January

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Cervicarthrosis is almost inevitable pathology with age. Men and women are affected. Calibrated cervical traction relieves pain and functional discomfort in cervicarthrosis patients. Objective: Contribute to the improvement of the rehabilitative management of cervicarthrosis patients and provide practitioners with a management protocol based on calibrated cervical traction.Methods and device: a descriptive and prospective study was conducted from January 2014 to March 2018. After the patient's examination, an inflammatory assessment and a radiological examination (radiography, CT scan or MRI) were necessary to diagnose cervicarthrosis and exclude inflammation. A rehabilitation session (massage) was performed to prepare patients for C.C.T. An appointment within 3 months was set after the series of therapeutic sessions for a second evaluation

Keywords : Calibrated, Cervical Osteoarthritis, University Hospital Of Kinshasa.


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