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2022 Jun 09

Spinal Cord Ser Cases



Contrast bath therapy for neuropathic pain due to spinal nerve root compression by myeloma: a case report.


Hatch E H, Gorrell C, Abramoff BA
Spinal Cord Ser Cases. 2022 Jun 09; 8(1):59.
PMID: 35680845.


Although common in individuals with cancer as well as nerve root compression, neuropathic pain can be difficult to prevent and manage due to the complex pain mechanisms involved in its pathophysiology. Although contrast baths have a long history of use for pain management, there is little known about their efficacy in the acute rehabilitation setting or in patients with cancer related neuropathic pain.