Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MYO = Muscle and Fascia = Membrane Surrounding The Muscles)
Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS), also known as chronic myofascial pain (CMP), is a syndrome characterized by chronic pain in multiple myofascial trigger points (“knots”) and fascial (connective tissue) constrictions. It can appear in any body part.
Symptoms of a myofascial trigger points include: focal point tenderness, reproduction of pain upon trigger point palpation, hardening of the muscle upon trigger point palpation, pseudo-weakness of the involved muscle, referred pain, and limited range of motion following approximately 5 seconds of sustained trigger point pressure.
Reference :wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myofascial_pain_syndrome , july 08th,2019.« Back to Glossary Index
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