Referred pain from myofascial trigger points in head, neck, shoulder, and arm muscles reproduces pain symptoms in blue-collar (manual) and white-collar (office) workers.

@article{FernndezdeLasPeas2012ReferredPF,
  title={Referred pain from myofascial trigger points in head, neck, shoulder, and arm muscles reproduces pain symptoms in blue-collar (manual) and white-collar (office) workers.},
  author={C{\'e}sar Fern{\'a}ndez-de-Las-Pe{\~n}as and Christian Gr{\"o}bli and Ricardo Ortega-Santiago and Christine Fischer and Daniel Boesch and Philippe Froidevaux and Lilian Stocker and Richard Weissmann and Javier Gonz{\'a}lez-Iglesias},
  journal={The Clinical journal of pain},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={511-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the prevalence and referred pain area of trigger points (TrPs) in blue-collar (manual) and white-collar (office) workers, and to analyze if the referred pain pattern elicited from TrPs completely reproduces the overall spontaneous pain pattern. METHODS Sixteen (62% women) blue-collar and 19 (75% women) white-collar workers were included in this study. TrPs in the temporalis, masseter, upper trapezius, sternocleidomastoid, splenius capitis, oblique capitis inferior… CONTINUE READING