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Another case series of patients with long thoracic nerve injury or of the C5-7 cervical roots found that muscle stimulation (EMS) of the serratus anterior was helpful in the treatment of NP.
So herpes zoster often affects a strip of skin which follows the line of the thoracic nerves that run round the body parallel to the ribs.
Last May, she was diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome, which is caused by pressure on one of 12 thoracic nerves in the neck that restricts the flow of blood to the wrist and arm.