Trigger point-related sympathetic nerve activity in chronic sciatic leg pain: a case study.

Abstract

Sciatica has classically been associated with irritation of the sciatic nerve by the vertebral disc and consequent inflammation. Some authors suggest that active trigger points in the gluteus minimus muscle can refer pain in similar way to sciatica. Trigger point diagnosis is based on Travel and Simons criteria, but referred pain and twitch response are… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/acupmed-2013-010504

Topics

2 Figures and Tables

Cite this paper

@article{Skorupska2014TriggerPS, title={Trigger point-related sympathetic nerve activity in chronic sciatic leg pain: a case study.}, author={Elżbieta Skorupska and Michał Rychlik and Wiktoria Pawelec and Agata Bednarek and Włodzimierz Samborski}, journal={Acupuncture in medicine : journal of the British Medical Acupuncture Society}, year={2014}, volume={32 5}, pages={418-22} }