Comparison of lidocaine injection, botulinum toxin injection, and dry needling to trigger points in myofascial
Materials and Methods: Fifty patients with chronic plantar fasciitis were enrolled through convenience sampling and were randomly assigned into Stretching Exercise and Myofascial
Release Technique groups.
"But I've seen some amazing responses, especially when I carry out myofascial
The results also demonstrate that trigger point acupuncture maybe a valuable treatment modality for chronic shoulder pain, when myofascial
pain is identified and the needles are inserted effectively, to produce a local twitch response.
The gross anatomy of fascia has been studied via careful dissections, describing various myofascial
trains and functional sequences .
pain syndrome is complex in its presentation, the onset and persistence of myofascial
pain syndrome are known to be caused by myofascial
trigger points .
The patients' demographic characteristics (age, sex), onset of headache, additional primary headaches, pain due to active myofascial
trigger points, headache days per month, history of trauma, neurologic examinations, and post-injection complications were recorded.
As a natural consequence of trauma, inflammation, or immobility the fascia loses flexibility and becomes restricted (Barnes, 1997; Schleip and Muller, 2013), which in turn leads to local and global problems in the body with acute and chronic imbalance (myofascial
imbalance, joint dysfunction, pain, dysfunction in venous and lymphatic system).
It has been shown to effectively decrease pain and improve function through releasing myofascial
trigger points, commonly known as knots in the muscle.
pain syndrome is one of the causes of neck pain characterised by MTrPs, found in taut band of muscle bellies.
Core Body Therapy was developed in 2003 by Chris O'Brien, one of the most respected Myofascial
Release Therapists and Teachers in the industry.
A recent medical study published in the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork demonstrated that a specific kind of massage, myofascial
massage, was able to significantly reduce the pain and disability associated with breast cancer surgery.