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Consult Request Guidelines
for Cervical Radiculopathy
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
Screen for potentially serious causes
Screen for progressive motor weakness
NSAIDs; opioid analgesic for severe pain
Gabapentin or amitriptyline for neuropathic pain
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
Cervical AP/lateral, flexion/extension x-rays to rule out instability
MRI if progressive weakness
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
Home exercise program
How to Get Results to Consultant
UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: hand carry medical records including obstetric records, previous EMGs, X Rays and surgical evaluations and clinic notes to visit
Clinic Contact Information
Clinic Location Sites
The Spine Program - Burlington Building
UM Consulting Physician
Rita N. Ayyangar, M.D. -- Pediatric
Rishi Bakshi, D.O.
Anthony E. Chiodo, M.D.
Miles O. Colwell, M.D.
Anita S. Craig, D.O.
Andrew J. Haig, M.D.
Anne G. Hartigan, M.D.
Daniel Leung, D.O.
James K. Richardson, M.D.
Mara Mindy Isser Sax, D.O.
John A. Yarjanian, D.O.