Loss Of The Cervical Curve and NDI

Published March 6, 2016

Here is a paper that looked at NDI (neck disability index) and its correlation to the cervical lordosis. The authors looked at patients Pre-operatively and patients with either radiculopathy or myelopathy. Another important aspect of this study is the fact that they used a digital mensuration software. This is important because i have had insurance company hire providers to say that the measurement system has no clinical significance. We can now reference another paper to support why we do what we do with measuring our patients images.

Lets take a look at what the authors key points were and . . .

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