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A pilot study examining the effectiveness of physical therapy as an adjunct to selective nerve root block in the treatment of lumbar radicular pain from disk herniation: a randomized controlled trial.

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A pilot study examining the effectiveness of physical therapy as an adjunct to selective nerve root block in the treatment of lumbar radicular pain from disk herniation: a randomized controlled trial.

Phys Ther. 2010 Dec;90(12):1717-29

Authors: Thackeray A, Fritz JM, Brennan GP, Zaman FM, Willick SE

Therapeutic selective nerve root blocks (SNRBs) are a common intervention for patients with sciatica. Patients often are referred to physical therapy after SNRBs, although the effectiveness of this intervention sequence has not been investigated.

PMID: 20864600 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]