Tender Points

Known as: Counterstrain Points, Jones Points, Strain-Counterstrain Points 
1. Small, hypersensitive points in the myofascial tissues of the body that do not have a pattern of pain radiation. These points are a manifestation… (More)
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2010
2010
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to assess the discriminative value of all tender points, alone and in combination, that are… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
Present pain models for tension-type headache suggest that nociceptive inputs from peripheral tender muscles can lead to central… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy and safety of duloxetine, a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, in subjects with… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between current pain, distress, and ascending and random measures of tenderness. METHODS… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVES To compare the effects of real acupuncture to tender points for neck and shoulder pain and stiffness (Japanese… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE Skin temperature and skin blood flow were studied above different tender points in 20 patients with fibromyalgia (FM… (More)
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1998
1998
Changes in pain sensitivity throughout the menstrual cycle were assessed in 36 normally menstruating women and 30 users of oral… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVE To determine the relation between tender points, complaints of pain, and symptoms of depression, fatigue, and sleep… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Four experts on myofascial pain syndrome (MFP) performed trigger point examinations and 4 experts on fibromyalgia performed… (More)
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1988
1988
To establish inter-rater and test-retest reliability of use of a pressure algometer, 5 males and 5 females suffering from chronic… (More)
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