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dc.contributor Thompson, Scott en_US
dc.contributor Mattern-Baxter, Katrin en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Stockert, Brad en_US
dc.contributor.author Mercier, Nicholas
dc.date.accessioned 2021-02-03T22:23:56Z
dc.date.available 2021-02-03T22:23:56Z
dc.date.issued 2021-02-03
dc.date.submitted 2021
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/218505
dc.description Project (D.P.T., Physical therapy)--California State University, Sacramento, 2021 en_US
dc.description.abstract A patient with cervical radiculopathy was seen for physical therapy treatment for 10 sessions during the summer of 2020 at a rural outpatient orthopedic clinic under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist. The patient was evaluated at the initial encounter with the numeric pain rating scale, goniometry, manual muscle testing, cervical compression and distraction, Spurling’s test, Neck Disability Index, and deep tendon reflex testing and a plan of care was established to address impaired motor and sensory deficits, as well as increased pain levels. The main goals for the patient were reduction of numbness and tingling sensations, reduction of pain, strengthening, increase functional mobility and improved quality of life. The main interventions used were therapeutic exercise with the inclusion of a home exercise program, manual therapy, and mechanical traction. The patient was progressing appropriately and had met all of her goals when her care was transferred to a licensed physical therapist at the completion of the student physical therapist’s summer clinical internship. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Physical Therapy en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Physical therapy en_US
dc.subject Traction en_US
dc.subject Manual therapy en_US
dc.subject Pain management en_US
dc.title Outpatient rehabilitation for a middle-aged woman with suspected cervical radiculopathy en_US
dc.type Project en_US


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