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

Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia Syndromes : A Clinical Guide to Diagnosis and Management - 01 edition

Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia Syndromes : A Clinical Guide to Diagnosis and Management - 01 edition

ISBN13: 9780443070037

ISBN10: 0443070032

Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia Syndromes : A Clinical Guide to Diagnosis and Management by Peter E. Baldry, Muhammad B. Yunus and Brian Hazleman - ISBN 9780443070037
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia Syndromes : A Clinical Guide to Diagnosis and Management by Peter E. Baldry, Muhammad B. Yunus and Brian Hazleman - ISBN 9780443070037

ISBN13: 9780443070037

ISBN10: 0443070032


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Summary

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.

Author Bio

Peter E Baldry MB FRCP Emeritus Consultant Physician and Postgraduate Clinical Tutor, Ashford Hospital, London, UK. Muhammad B Yunus MD FACP FACR FRCPE Professor of Medicine, Section of Rheumatology, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, Illinois, USA Fatma Inanici MD Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hacettepe University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey

Table of Contents

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