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About the “Big Red Books” by Drs. Travell & Simons: 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
chapter
2
publisher
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
year
1999
page
p. 36 (2nd edition)
 
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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.

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