Myofascial Pain Syndrome in Chronic Back Pain Patients

@inproceedings{Chen2011MyofascialPS,
  title={Myofascial Pain Syndrome in Chronic Back Pain Patients},
  author={Chee Kean Chen and Abd Jalil Nizar},
  booktitle={The Korean journal of pain},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) is a regional musculoskeletal pain disorder that is caused by myofascial trigger points. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of MPS among chronic back pain patients, as well as to identify risk factors and the outcome of this disorder. METHODS This was a prospective observational study involving 126 patients who attended the Pain Management Unit for chronic back pain between 1st January 2009 and 31st December 2009. Data… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 18 CITATIONS

The effect of dry needling on the radiating pain in subjects with discogenic low-back pain: A randomized control trial

  • Journal of research in medical sciences : the official journal of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
  • 2016
VIEW 3 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 21 REFERENCES

An KN. New techniques for the quantification of fibromyalgia and myofascial pain

JR Basford
  • Curr Pain Headache Rep 2009;
  • 2009
VIEW 2 EXCERPTS

Fibromyalgia: nosography and therapeutic perspectives.

  • Pain practice : the official journal of World Institute of Pain
  • 2008
VIEW 2 EXCERPTS

Myofascial pain--an overview.

  • Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • 2007
VIEW 1 EXCERPT

Myofascial painoverview

EC Yap
  • Ann Acad Med Singapore
  • 2007

Myofascial Pain May Mimic Trigeminal Neuralgia

  • Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache
  • 2006
VIEW 1 EXCERPT