Needling the needy for pain erasure


1. Active myofascial trigger points might be more frequent in patients with cervical radiculopathy.

Sari H1, Akarirmak U, Uludag M Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2012 Jun;48(2):237-44.
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2. Myofascial pain in patients waitlisted for total knee arthroplasty.

Henry R1, Cahill CM, Wood G, Hroch J, Wilson R, Cupido T, Vandenkerkhof E: Pain Res Manag. 2012 Sep-Oct;17(5):321-7.
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3. Myofascial trigger points, pain, disability,and sleep quality in individuals with  Mechanical neck pain.

Muñoz-Muñoz S1, Muñoz-García MT, Alburquerque-Sendín F et al: J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2012 Oct;35(8):608-13.
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4. Myofascial trigger points in subjects presenting with mechanical neck pain: a blinded, controlled study.

Fernández-de-las-Peñas C1, Alonso-Blanco C, Miangolarra JC: Man Ther. 2007 Feb; 12(1):29-33.
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5. Myofascial pain syndrome in chronic back pain patients.

Chen CK1, Nizar AJ.Korean J Pain. 2011 Jun; 24(2):100-4.
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6. High prevalence of shoulder girdle muscles with myofascial trigger points in patients with shoulder pain.

Bron C, Dommerholt J, Stegenga B, Wensing M, Oostendorp RA: BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2011 Jun 28; 12:139.
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7. Treatment of myofascial trigger points in patients with chronic shoulder pain: a randomized, controlled trial

Bron C1, de Gast A, Dommerholt J, Stegenga B, Wensing M, Oostendorp RA: BMC Med. 2011 Jan 24; 9:8.
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8. Myofascial Pain Syndrome: A Treatment Review

Mehul J. Desai, Vikramjeet Saini, Shawnjeet Saini: Pain Ther. 2013 June; 2(1): 21–36.
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9. Occurrence of myofascial pain in patients with possible carpal tunnel syndrome - a single-blinded study.

Qerama E1, Kasch H, Fuglsang-Frederiksen A: ur J Pain. 2009 Jul;13(6):588-91. Fernández-de-las-Peñas C1, Caminero AB, Madeleine P et al: Clin J Pain. 2009 Jul-Aug; 25(6):506-12
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10. Myofascial pain in lateral epicondylalgia: a review.

Shmushkevich Y1, Kalichman L: J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2013 Oct; 17(4):434-9.
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11. Prevalence of and referred pain from myofascial trigger points in the forearm muscles in patients with lateral epicondylalgia.

Fernández-Carnero J1, Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, et al: Clin J Pain. 2007 May; 23(4):353-60.
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12. Classification, epidemiology, and natural history of myofascial pain syndrome.

Gerwin RD: Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2001 Oct; 5(5): 412-20.
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13. Chronic pelvic pain: Pelvic floor problems, sacroiliac dysfunction and the trigger point connection.

Leon Chaitow, N.D., D.O: Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies (2007)11, 327–339.
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14. Regional myofascial pain: diagnosis and management.

Cummings M1, Baldry P. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2007 Apr; 21(2):367-87.
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