Neck and Shoulder Pain: Postoperative Neck Pain with Special Reference to Postoperative Immobilization

  • Yutaka Nohara
  • Tetsuro Kiya


Laminoplasty has achieved good results in the treatment of cervical myelopathy. However, some patients whose spinal symptoms have been relieved by laminoplasty have suffered from new axial symptoms such as neck pain and stiffness of the neck and shoulder muscles after surgery.


Cervical Spine Neck Pain External Fixation Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Posterior Longitudinal Ligament 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yutaka Nohara
    • 1
  • Tetsuro Kiya
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Koshigaya HospitalSchool of Medicine, Dokkyo UniversityKoshigayaJapan

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