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The Pain & Therapy Bibliography, Record ID 2962

Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: The Trigger Point Manual


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item type
a chapter in a book
authors
Janet Travell, David Simons, and Lois Simons
 
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chapter
2
publisher
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
year
1999
page
p. 36 (2nd edition)

excerpt

Those clinicians who have become skilled at diagnosing and managing myofascial trigger points frequently see patients who were referred to them by other practitioners as a last resort. These patients commonly arrive with a long list of diagnostic procedures, none of which satisfactorily explained the cause of, or relieved, the patient’s pain.