A blinded pilot study investigating the use of diagnostic ultrasound for detecting active myofascial trigger points.

@article{Lewis1999ABP,
  title={A blinded pilot study investigating the use of diagnostic ultrasound for detecting active myofascial trigger points.},
  author={Jenny Lewis and Philip Tehan},
  journal={Pain},
  year={1999},
  volume={79 1},
  pages={39-44}
}
Myofascial trigger points (MFTPs) have been cited by numerous authors as the cause of local and referred pain which arises from muscle and its surrounding fascia. At present there is no reliable objective test which is capable of determining their presence. It was the purpose of this pilot study to assess the use of diagnostic ultrasound in determining any soft tissue changes in the region of clinically identified active MFTPs. Eleven subjects with clinically identified, unilateral, active… CONTINUE READING

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Myofascial trigger points ( MFTPs ) have been cited by numerous authors as the cause of local and referred pain which arises from muscle and its surrounding fascia .
MuscleSibling in is aFascia
Myofascial trigger points ( MFTPs ) have been cited by numerous authors as the cause of local and referred pain which arises from muscle and its surrounding fascia .
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Myofascial trigger points ( MFTPs ) have been cited by numerous authors as the cause of local and referred pain which arises from muscle and its surrounding fascia .
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Myofascial trigger points ( MFTPs ) have been cited by numerous authors as the cause of local and referred pain which arises from muscle and its surrounding fascia .
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