Clinical Implication of Latent Myofascial Trigger Point

@article{elik2013ClinicalIO,
  title={Clinical Implication of Latent Myofascial Trigger Point},
  author={Derya Çelik and Ebru Kaya Mutlu},
  journal={Current Pain and Headache Reports},
  year={2013},
  volume={17},
  pages={1-7}
}
Myofascial trigger points (MTrPs) are hyperirritable points located within a taut band of skeletal muscle or fascia, which cause referred pain, local tenderness and autonomic changes when compressed. There are fundamental differences between the effects produced by the two basic types of MTrPs (active and latent). Active trigger points (ATrPs) usually produce referred pain and tenderness. In contrast, latent trigger points (LTrPs) are foci of hyperirritability in a taut band of muscle, which… CONTINUE READING

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