These scoring systems are used to measure the severity of radiculopathy, and neck-related discomfort. Recently, Holly et al. demonstrated that the Patient-Specific Functional Scale, the North American Spine Society scale, and the Neck Disability Index were found to be reliable, valid, and responsive (Class II) for assessing radiculopathy for nonoperative therapy. The Cervical Spine Outcomes Questionnaire was found to be a reliable and valid method to assess operative therapy for cervical radiculopathy(Class II) .


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