Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia Syndromes
A Clinical Guide to Diagnosis and Management
- Peter Baldry, MB FRCP, Emeritus Consultant Physician and Postgraduate Clinical Tutor, Ashford Hospital, London, UK; Member of the British and Irish Chapter of the International Association for the Study of Pain; Member of the International Myopain Society
Rheumatologists, anaesthetists in pain clinics, general physicians, general surgeons, neurologists, orthopaedic surgeons, physiatrists, acupuncturists.
- Published: April 2001
- Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
- ISBN: 978-0-443-07003-7
Table of ContentsPart 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