Active myofascial trigger points might be more frequent in patients with cervical radiculopathy.

@article{Sari2012ActiveMT,
  title={Active myofascial trigger points might be more frequent in patients with cervical radiculopathy.},
  author={Hidayet Sari and Ulku Akarirmak and Murat Uludağ},
  journal={European journal of physical and rehabilitation medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={237-44}
}
BACKGROUND Myofascial trigger points (MTrPs) are commonly observed in the neck, parascapular region, and upper back muscles of patients with cervical pathology. AIM To assess the frequency of latent and active myofascial trigger point (aMTrP) in the neck and upper back muscles in patients with cervical radiculopathy and healthy subjects. DESIGN Controlled clinical trials. SETTING Outpatients and controls. POPULATION Two hundred and forty four patients and 122 controls METHODS The… CONTINUE READING
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