Myofascial Foot Pain Following Uneventful Epidural Analgesia for Labor and Delivery


Following an uneventful delivery under epidural analgesia, a 17 year old female patient was referred to the Pain Clinic because of numbness and pain of the left big toe for 2 and a half Months. An Orthopedic consultation had ruled out foot injury and concluded that the pain was radicular and secondary to nerve damage from the epidural analgesia. A Pain Clinic evaluation made the diagnosis of myofascial pain which was successfully treated with trigger pint block using normal saline.

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B. Mansour, G. Wienecke, J. Cure, J. Almon and A. Armendi, "Myofascial Foot Pain Following Uneventful Epidural Analgesia for Labor and Delivery," Open Journal of Anesthesiology, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2012, pp. 11-13. doi: 10.4236/ojanes.2012.21004.

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