Back and Neck Injury/Rhomboid muscle

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Rescently I had my second back surgery the pain was relieved but the center on left side it was still there burning tingling numbness when I was looked at by my neurosurgeon I was told it was the rhomboid muscle I have had a number of major car accidents and this has bothered me for 3 to 4 years therapy does not seem to be working no one can touch that part of my back without going crazy have I let this go to long that nothing but surgery can give me relief please help

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Lawrence Gold Somatics
Lawrence Gold Somatics  
Hello, Carl,

Surgery is not a sound approach to that kind of pain.

If it's your rhomboid muscle, that can easily be addressed with a somatic exercise found in The Cat Stretch Exercises | http://somatics.com/page7-cat_audio.htm.

To understand the condition, please see the following article:
http://somatics.com/recovery_from_injury.htm

Since you have had car accidents, an additional article pertains:
http://somatics.com/whiplash.htm  

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In practice since 1990. Two years on staff at a hospital Wellness and Rehabilitation Center. Success rate: approx. 95%+

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Certifications (partial list): Hanna Somatic Education Dr. Ida P. Rolf method of Structural Integration

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