Paresthesia

Publication Title: 
Archives of General Psychiatry
Author(s): 
Surman, O. S.
Gottlieb, S. K.
Hackett, T. P.
Silverberg, E. L.
Publication Title: 
Cutis

Notalgia paresthetica (NP) is a common refractory, sensory, neuropathic syndrome with the hallmark symptom of localized pruritus of the unilateral infrascapular back. It generally is a chronic noncurable condition with periodic remissions and exacerbations. While the dermatologic syndrome may be multifactorial in etiology, a possible association with underlying cervical spine disease should be evaluated for proper treatment. Collaborative multispecialty evaluation by dermatology, radiology, orthopedic surgery, and neurology may be indicated for primary management of this condition.

Author(s): 
Alai, Nili N.
Skinner, Harry B.
Nabili, Siamak T.
Jeffes, Edward
Shahrokni, Seyed
Saemi, Arash M.
Publication Title: 
Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies

Neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome (NTOS) is a neuromuscular condition affecting brachial plexus functionality. NTOS is characterized by paresthesia, pain, muscle fatigue, and restricted mobility in the upper extremity. This study quantified massage therapy's possible contribution to treatment of NTOS. A 24-year-old female with NTOS received eight treatments over 35 days. Treatment included myofascial release, trigger point therapy, cross fiber friction, muscle stripping, and gentle passive stretching.

Author(s): 
Streit, Robin S.
Publication Title: 
Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics

Diagnostic screening was performed in a southeastern Chiropractic clinic for the incidence of Meralgia Paresthetica. The study covered a 10 month period and confirmed the presence of 12 cases during the period considered. All patients complaining of a new diagnostic condition were screened for the condition. A total of 215 people were screened during the program to reveal the presence of 12 cases. This study indicates that Meralgia Paresthetica may not be a rare condition, and that many Chiropractic doctors may be missing its diagnosis.

Author(s): 
Kadel, R. E.
Godbey, W. D.
Publication Title: 
Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics

OBJECTIVE: We discuss how altering the cycling technique of a cyclist receiving periodic chiropractic care helped in the management of gluteus medius syndrome. CLINICAL FEATURES: A 24-year-old male amateur cyclist had numbness and tingling localized to a small region on the superior portion of the right buttock. The area involved demonstrated paresthesia to light touch sensory evaluation. The cyclist had received chiropractic adjustments 2 days before the onset of the symptoms. One week earlier, the patient began riding a new bicycle with different gearing than his previous one.

Author(s): 
Green, B. N.
Johnson, C. D.
Maloney, A.
Publication Title: 
Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics

OBJECTIVE: To discuss the case of a 45-year-old woman, with a prior diagnosis of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1), complaining of low back and cervical spine pain with bilateral upper extremity paresthesias. CLINICAL FEATURES: The patient had a dull, achy, constant low-back pain of 4 months' duration, with mild headaches and upper extremity paresthesias. Multiple skin lesions and spinopelvic postural imbalances were present. Diagnostic radiography, along with advanced imaging, demonstrated multilevel dysplastic osseous changes, with dural ectasia, scoliosis, and tumor extension.

Author(s): 
Gajeski, Brooke L.
Kettner, Norman W.
Awwad, Eric E.
Boesch, Ron J.
Publication Title: 
Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics

OBJECTIVE: To describe the chiropractic management of a patient with paresthesia on the entire left side of her body and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-documented cervical spinal cord deformation secondary to cervical spinal stenosis. CLINICAL FEATURES: A 70-year-old special education teacher had neck pain, headaches, and burning paresthesia on the entire left side of her body. These symptoms developed within hours of being injured in a side-impact motor vehicle accident. Prior to her visit, she had been misdiagnosed with a cerebrovascular accident.

Author(s): 
Kukurin, George W.
Publication Title: 
Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics

OBJECTIVE: To discuss a case of neck-tongue syndrome (NTS) affecting a dancer/figure skater, review literature summarizing the pathogenesis and treatment, and offer new categorization of neck-tongue syndrome. CLINICAL FEATURES: A 24-year-old female dancer/skater sought treatment for recurrent episodes of right-sided upper neck pain with associated ipsilateral numbness of her tongue following brisk active rotation. Radiographs revealed a narrowing of the left para-odontoid space.

Author(s): 
Borody, Cameron
Publication Title: 
Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics

OBJECTIVE: To discuss the case of a 45-year-old woman, with a prior diagnosis of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1), complaining of low back and cervical spine pain with bilateral upper extremity paresthesias. CLINICAL FEATURES: The patient had a dull, achy, constant low-back pain of 4 months' duration, with mild headaches and upper extremity paresthesias. Multiple skin lesions and spinopelvic postural imbalances were present. Diagnostic radiography, along with advanced imaging, demonstrated multilevel dysplastic osseous changes, with dural ectasia, scoliosis, and tumor extension.

Author(s): 
Gajeski, Brooke L.
Kettner, Norman W.
Awwad, Eric E.
Boesch, Ron J.
Publication Title: 
Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics

OBJECTIVE: To describe the chiropractic management of a patient with paresthesia on the entire left side of her body and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-documented cervical spinal cord deformation secondary to cervical spinal stenosis. CLINICAL FEATURES: A 70-year-old special education teacher had neck pain, headaches, and burning paresthesia on the entire left side of her body. These symptoms developed within hours of being injured in a side-impact motor vehicle accident. Prior to her visit, she had been misdiagnosed with a cerebrovascular accident.

Author(s): 
Kukurin, George W.

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