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  Title Exercise, manipulative therapy, and physical modalities in the treatment of notalgia parasthetica: A case report
Journal J Chiropr Med. 2021 Dec;20(4):224-228
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report

Objective: The purpose of this case report is to describe the care of a patient with notalgia paresthetica (NP).

Clinical Features: A 61-year-old man presented with a 7-year history of upper back pain, concentrated in the right periscapular region. Physical examination revealed a hyperpigmented area in the right dorsal paravertebral and infrascapular region with local paraesthesia. After investigations, a diagnosis of NP was made.

Intervention and Outcome: An exercise program including back and shoulder stretching and shoulder strengthening exercises, and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation resulting in a reduction of symptoms.

Conclusion: In the case described here, the patient's symptoms regressed when treated conservatively with exercise and physical therapy modalities.

Author Keywords:  Back Pain; Neuropathic Pain; Physical Therapy Modalities; Exercise Therapy; Case Reports

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