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Trigger point

Known as: points triggering, Trigger Points, Point, Trigger 
Discrete spots in taut bands of muscle that produce local and referred pain when muscle bands are compressed.
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Review
2019
Review
2019
PurposeThis review provides a current perspective on the mechanism of vitamin D on skeletal muscle function with the emphasis on… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Intermittent fasting (IF) is a term used to describe a variety of eating patterns in which no or few calories are consumed for… Expand
Review
2018
Review
2018
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the current evidence of the effectiveness of dry needling of myofascial trigger points (MTrPs) associated… Expand
Review
2018
Review
2018
Inflammation plays a critical role in cystic fibrosis (CF) lung pathology and disease progression making it an active area of… Expand
Review
2004
Review
2004
Simons’ integrated hypothesis proposed a model of trigger point (TrP) activation to explain known TrP phenomena, particularly… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Trigger points are discrete, focal, hyperirritable spots located in a taut band of skeletal muscle. They produce pain locally and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abstract The myofascial trigger point (MTrP) is the hallmark physical finding of the myofascial pain syndrome (MPS). The MTrP… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
  • C. Hong
  • American journal of physical medicine…
  • 1994
  • Corpus ID: 27336006
This study was designed to investigate the effects of injection with a local anesthetic agent or dry needling into a myofascial… Expand
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
&NA; Pressure threshold is the minimal pressure (force) which induces pain. The pressure threshold meter (PTM) is a force gauge… Expand
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Want to get experience? Want to get any ideas to create new things in your life? Read myofascial pain and dysfunction the trigger… Expand