Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia Syndromes

By Peter E. Baldry
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  • Gives a clear basis for an understanding of these specific forms of pain and their development, by reviewing and summarising a wealth of available research which is otherwise scattered in a wide variety of journals and books
  • Offers straightforward steps to an accurate differential diagnosis in relation to these syndromes
  • Provides a guide to treatment of pain in specific parts of the body, especially in common and chronic conditions
  • Offers clear and practical steps to treatment which can be applied straight into practice
  • Addresses areas of growing interest and illuminates the debates about myofascial pain and fibromyalgia.
  • Written by a renowned figure in this field and supported with contributions from key international figures
  • Two of the worlds leading authorities on fibromyalgia, Professor Yunus in the USA and Dr Inanici in Turkey, have provided a comprehensive review of current concepts concerning all the various aspects of this commonly occurring, complex, controversial and disabling disorder.
  • This book is a clear and comprehensive review of current knowledge concerning the myofascial trigger point pain syndrome and fibromyalgia. It covers the pathogenesis, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations and differential diagnosis of these two closely associated muscle pain disorders. A guide to specific treatment involving trigger points is outlined in detail and supported with clear illustrations.
    ISBN 9780443070037
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    Author Information By Peter E. Baldry, MB, FRCP. Emeritus Consultant Physician and Postgraduate Clinical Tutor, Ashford Hospital, London, UK; Member of the British and Irish Chapter of the International Association for the Study of Pain; Member of the International Myopain Society
    Table of Content Part 1 The Myofascial Pain Syndrome
    The evolution of current concepts. Nocigenic pain-producing and pain-modulating mechanisms. The emotional aspects of pain. Myofascial trigger points. Neurogenic pain disorders and the myofascial pain syndrome the differential diagnosis. Concomitant reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome and the myofascial pain syndrome. Treatment of the myofascial pain syndrome.
    Part 2 Regional Myofascial Trigger Point Pain
    Pain from the myofascial trigger points: in the neck; in the shoulder region; in the arm; in the scalp and face; in the lower back; in the leg; in the chest wall; in the abdominal wall and pelvic floor
    Publication Date 20-04-2001
    Pages 432
    Stock Status In Stock
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