Erica and Susan

Unraveling the Web of Neuralgia: Navigating the Cervical Spine

Sep 28, 2023 | Cervical Spine | 0 comments

In this episode Susan and Erica welcome a Tough To Treat listener, Megan Barclay.

Megan brings a case of a patient who continues to suffer neuralgia after a bout of shingles, along with persistent neck pain. 

Listen to the client’s history, significant findings, and differentials as we navigate this client’s journey and discuss relevant findings. 

There is also a rich discussion on possible interventions targeting many points of the trigeminal system and cranial region.

A glance at this episode:

  • [1:25] Neck pain and potential causes with a physical therapist
  • [8:39] Post-shingles symptoms and treatment
  • [16:32] Patient’s neck and shoulder pain, possible causes and treatments
  • [24:38] Treating a patient with neck and head issues
  • [28:55] Pain perception and treatment for cervical and lumbar issues
  • [30:16] Improving balance and reducing trigeminal symptoms through exercises
  • [33:31] Treating neck and back issues with physical therapy and nutrition
  • [41:09] Treating a patient with chickenpox
  • [43:28] Shingles treatment and empowerment
  • [46:12] Exercise and posture for chronic pain management 

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