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Greece
A 46-year-old male asked:

should i do neck exercises & physio during acute phase of cervical radiculopathy or just wear collar & how long should i wear it?

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Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology 25 years experience
Depends: there is a lot to this question. First of all, I would make sure that you see a neurologist for a complete evaluation before exercising. You may need an MRI of the neck as well. Once that is done you can move forward with gentle traction, limited exercise. I would wear a c collar until you are evaluated. Good luck and I hope you feel better soon.

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Last updated Nov 9, 2017

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