Table 5

Investigations routinely requested by therapists for patients with NC symptoms

Xray or MRI

Other tests

No investigations


Number of therapists (percentage)

27 (54%)

(xray n = 21,

MRI n = 24)

4 (8%)

(nerve conduction n = 2,

blood tests n = 2)

20 (40%)


Comer et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2009 10:121   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-10-121

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