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Myofascial Syndrome References

Disease Prevention and Treatment, 5th edition

The references on this page correspond with the print version of Disease Prevention and Treatment, 5th edition. Since we continuously update the protocols online in response to new scientific developments, readers are encouraged to review the latest versions of the protocols.

  1. Glaros, A.G. Emotional factors in temporomandibular joint disorders. J. Indiana Dent. Assoc. 2000-2001; 79(4): 20-3.
  2. Travell, J.G., Simons, D.G. Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: The Trigger Point Manual 1983. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins.
  3. Wang, C., Long, X., Zhu, X. A study on the clinical curative effect by acupuncture for myofascial pain dysfunction syndrome.Zhonghua Kou Qiang Yi XueZaZhi 1998; 33(5): 273-5.
  4. Fargas-Babjak, A. Acupuncture, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, and laser therapy in chronic pain.Clin. J. Pain 2001 Dec; 17(4, Suppl.): S105-S113.
  5. Irnich, D., Behrens, N., Molzen, H., Konig, A., Gleditsch, J., Krauss, M., Natalis, M., Senn, E., Beyer, A., Schops, P. Randomised trial of acupuncture compared with conventional massage and "sham" laser acupuncture for treatment of chronic neck pain. Br. Med. J. 2001 Jun 30; 322(7302): 1574-8.
  6. Plesh, O., Curtis, D., Levine, J., McCall, W.D., Jr. Amitriptyline treatment of chronic pain in patients with temporomandibular disorders. J. Oral Rehabil. 2000 Oct; 27(10): 834-41.
  7. Iwama, H., Ohmori, S., Kaneko, T., Watanabe, K. Water-diluted local anesthetic for trigger-point injection in chronic myofascial pain syndrome: evaluation of types of local anesthetic and concentrations in water. Reg. Anesth. Pain Med. 2001 Jul-Aug; 26(4): 333-6.
  8. Cathelin, M., Vignes, R., Viars, P. Comparison between the side-effects of buprenorphine and morphine in conscious man (author's translation).Anesth.Analg. 1980; 37(5-6): 283-93.
  9. Jacobsen, S., Danneskiold-Samsoe, B., Andersen, R.B. Oral S-adenosylmethionine in primary fibromyalgia.Double-blind clinical evaluation. Scand. J. Rheumatol. 1991; 20(4): 294-302.
  10. Jacobsen, S., Danneskiold-Samsoe, B., Andersen, R.B. Oral S-adenosylmethionine in primary fibromyalgia.Double-blind clinical evaluation. Scand. J. Rheumatol. 1991; 20(4): 294-302.
  11. Ozgocmen, S., Ardicoglu, O. Lipid profile in patients with fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndromes. Yonsei Med. J. 2000 Oct; 41(5): 541-5.
  12. Findley TW. Second international fascia research congress. Int J Ther Massage Bodywork. 2009;2(2):1-6.
  13. Alvarez, D.J., Rockwell, P.G. Trigger points: diagnosis and management. Am. Fam. Physician 2002 Feb 15; 65(4): 653-60.
  14. Kam, E., Eslick, G., Campbell, I. An audit of the effectiveness of acupuncture on musculoskeletal pain in primary health care. Acupunct. Med. 2002 Mar; 20(1): 35-8.