Myofascial Trigger Points in Children With Tension-Type Headache: A New Diagnostic and Therapeutic Option

@article{vonStlpnagel2009MyofascialTP,
  title={Myofascial Trigger Points in Children With Tension-Type Headache: A New Diagnostic and Therapeutic Option},
  author={Celina von St{\"u}lpnagel and Peter Reilich and Andreas Straube and J. Sch{\"a}fer and Astrid Blaschek and Seung-Hee Lee and Wolfgang M{\"u}ller-Felber and Volkmar Henschel and Ulrich Mansmann and Florian Heinen},
  journal={Journal of Child Neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={24},
  pages={406 - 409}
}
The goal of this pilot study was to evaluate the effect of a trigger point—specific physiotherapy on headache frequency, intensity, and duration in children with episodic or chronic tension-type headache. Patients were recruited from the special headache outpatient clinic. A total of 9 girls (mean age 13.1 years; range, 5-15 years) with the diagnosis of tension-type headache participated in the pilot study from May to September 2006 and received trigger point—specific physiotherapy twice a week… Expand
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