Referred pain from muscle trigger points in the masticatory and neck-shoulder musculature in women with temporomandibular disoders.

@article{FernndezdeLasPeas2010ReferredPF,
  title={Referred pain from muscle trigger points in the masticatory and neck-shoulder musculature in women with temporomandibular disoders.},
  author={C{\'e}sar Fern{\'a}ndez-de-Las-Pe{\~n}as and Fernando Gal{\'a}n-del-R{\'i}o and Cristina Alonso-Blanco and Rodrigo Jim{\'e}nez-Garc{\'i}a and Lars Arendt-Nielsen and Peter Svensson},
  journal={The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 12},
  pages={1295-304}
}
UNLABELLED Our aim was to describe the referred pain patterns and size of areas of trigger points (TrPs) in the masticatory and neck-shoulder muscles of women with myofascial temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Twenty-five women with myofascial TMD and 25 healthy matched women participated. Bilateral temporalis, deep masseter, superficial masseter, sternocleidomastoid, upper trapezius and suboccipital muscles were examined for TrPs by an assessor blinded to the subjects' condition. TrPs were… CONTINUE READING