active trigger point


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active trigger point

A trigger point that is painful without stimulation. Palpation will reproduce the patient’s symptoms.
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Compared to baseline (7 days before the injection), patients receiving active trigger point injections had decreased myofascial pain episodes 7 days after the injection (5.
The active trigger points are likely located closer to pain receptor channels so that the receptors see high levels of protons and ROS.
lower on the painful side and pressure point threshold levels were lower where there was an active trigger point than where the trigger point was latent.