When is patient transfer indicated in the treatment of cervical spondylosis?

Updated: Apr 23, 2020
  • Author: Hassan Ahmad Hassan Al-Shatoury, MD, PhD, MHPE; Chief Editor: Dean H Hommer, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • The patient may need to be transferred or referred to a facility in which the following specialists are available:

    • Occupational therapist - The therapist can help to modify the patient's home or work environment. Early referral is indicated to minimize deconditioning caused by further immobility or inactivity.

    • Physical therapist

    • Neurosurgeon

    • Recreational therapist

    • Psychologist


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