(52) Plezbert and Nicholson (47) describe the successful treatment of a case of DSN neuropathy secondary to scalene myofascitis
. The patient was treated with trigger point therapy of the scalene musculature, high-volt galvanized current to the rhomboid muscle utilizing muscle strengthening settings, as well as chiropractic manipulation to the cervical, thoracic and upper posterior ribs.
was seen for recurrent cervical myofascitis
with cervical radiculopathy (pain in the upper cervical region).
However, it has come under scrutiny due to concerns about aluminum related macrophagic myofascitis
(43) and the potential for cumulative aluminum toxicity which has been associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzeimer's disease and dialysis-associated dementia (44).