Myofascial Pain Syndromes (Subscribe)

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Piriformis Syndrome (2)
Pain from inflammation or congenital anomalies of the Piriformis Muscle
TMJ (0)
Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome

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ABC of psychological medicine - Musculoskeletal pain

Musculoskeletal symptoms of pain are common This paper uses low back pain as an example. The principles of management outlined are also applicable to non-specific musculoskeletal symptoms in general. BMJ 2002;325:534-537 Chris J Main, Amanda C de C Williams.

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Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome eMedicine Orthopedics

Iliotibial band friction syndrome (ITBFS) is a common cause of lateral knee pain, particularly among runners, military personnel, and cyclists. It is considered an overuse syndrome that usually is treated successfully with a conservative approach. Biomechanical and training factors play a large role in the development of ITBFS, but its exact etiology is somewhat elusive.
Synonyms and related keywords: ITBFS, iliotibial band syndrome, jogger's knee, knee pain, knee injury
Karageanes, Kooima & Lock 2005

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Myofascial Pain eMedicine PMR

Myofascial pain (MP) is a common painful disorder responsible for many pain clinic visits. MP can affect any skeletal muscles in the body. Skeletal muscle accounts for approximately 50% of body weight, and approximately 400 muscles make up the body. MP is responsible for many cases of chronic musculoskeletal pain.
Synonyms and related keywords: musclehärten, myelogelosen, myogeloses, osteochondrosis, myofascitis
Jennifer E Finley, MD 2006

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