An osteopathic approach to Notalgia Paresthetica: case report, review of the literature, and proposal of an autonomic-neurologic-lymphatic model of notalgia paresthetica

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This article on the topic of notalgia paresthetica (NP) describes the case of a patient with NP and her response to treatment with osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM). The article also reviews the literature on NP and proposes an autonomic-neurologic-lymphatic model describing the pathophysiology underlying NP and explains how to treat patients with NP utilizing an OMM approach.

Original languageAmerican English
JournalScholar: Pilot and Validation Studies
StatePublished - Dec 15 2021


  • Notalgia paresthetica
  • osteopathic manipulative medicine
  • osteopathic manipulative treatment
  • neuropathy
  • sensory neuropathy
  • somatic dysfunction
  • autonomic
  • somato-somatic reflex
  • neuropathic pruritis


  • Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Neurology

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