A narrative review on classification of pain conditions of the upper extremities.

@article{Nrregaard1999ANR,
  title={A narrative review on classification of pain conditions of the upper extremities.},
  author={Jesper N\orregaard and S\oren K. Jacobsen and Jens Halkjaer Kristensen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of rehabilitation medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={153-64}
}
Local and regional musculoskeletal discomfort and pain in the shoulder girdle or upper extremities are often reported, especially in the working population. In this review we describe the most important problems and factors when classifying musculotendinous pain in the upper extremities and shoulders. This includes an analysis of how four common diagnoses (wrist tenosynovitis, lateral epicondylitis, rotator-cuff tendinitis, myofascial pain syndrome) fulfil basic criteria of validity. It is… CONTINUE READING