is a rare pain condition involving the intercostal nerves that supply the
muscles between the ribs. In patients with intercostal neuralgia, bands of pain
around the rib cage are experienced. The pain is usually intermittent and
spasmodic. Intensity can vary, depending on a number of factors.
Patients can develop intercostal neuralgia in the wake of
an injury that damages the nerves or as a result of a degenerative disease that
pinches or otherwise damages the nerves. Typically, people experience pain
while breathing, coughing, and laughing. They may also experience pain during
exertion. Intercostal neuralgia can manifest as tingling, numbness, itchiness,
or pain and sometimes all of these sensations are experienced at various times.
In some cases, the pain is searing and is sometimes described as being "like a lightning
Main Functions of Ares Kinesiology Tape
- Relieves pain and
circulation and lymphatic flow via superficial activation while reducing
- Corrects muscle
function through reduction of muscle tension and strengthening of the weakened
misalignment of joints
body to homeostasis.
with the body to allow and increase normal range of motion
normalize length/tension ratios to create optimal force
and improve tissue recovery
epidermal tissue homeostasis
inflammation and pressure on mechanical recept