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The Pain & Therapy Bibliography, Record ID 2527

Muscle pain: understanding its nature, diagnosis and treatment


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item type
a chapter in a book
authors
Siegfried Mense, David G Simons, and IJ Russell
 
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chapter
Myofascial Pain Caused by Trigger Points
publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
year
2000
page
p. 216 (1st hardcover edition)

excerpt

EMG studies indicate that in muscles with active trigger points, the muscle starts out fatigued, fatigues more rapidly, and becomes exhausted sooner than do normal muscles.

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