Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia Syndromes: A Clinical Guide to Diagnosis and Management / Edition 1

Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia Syndromes: A Clinical Guide to Diagnosis and Management / Edition 1

by Peter E. Baldry, Brian Hazleman, Muhammad B. Yunus, Muhammad B. Yunus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443070032

ISBN-13: 9780443070037

Pub. Date: 04/20/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This book is a clear and comprehensive review of current knowledge concerning the myofascial trigger point pain syndrome and fibromyalgia. It covers the pathogenesis, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations and differential diagnosis of these two closely associated muscle pain disorders. A guide to specific treatment involving trigger points is outlined in detail

Overview

This book is a clear and comprehensive review of current knowledge concerning the myofascial trigger point pain syndrome and fibromyalgia. It covers the pathogenesis, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations and differential diagnosis of these two closely associated muscle pain disorders. A guide to specific treatment involving trigger points is outlined in detail and supported with clear illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443070037
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/20/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 4.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Part 1 The Myofascial Pain Syndrome
The evolution of current concepts. Nocigenic pain-producing and pain-modulating mechanisms. The emotional aspects of pain. Myofascial trigger points. Neurogenic pain disorders and the myofascial pain syndrome the differential diagnosis. Concomitant reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome and the myofascial pain syndrome. Treatment of the myofascial pain syndrome.
Part 2 Regional Myofascial Trigger Point Pain
Pain from the myofascial trigger points: in the neck; in the shoulder region; in the arm; in the scalp and face; in the lower back; in the leg; in the chest wall; in the abdominal wall and pelvic floor

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