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Myofascial trigger points are very prevalent in patients with chronic tension-type headache: a double-blinded controlled study.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical Journal of Pain
0749-8047
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Volume
23
Issue
1
Pages
23–27
Identifiers
PMID: 17277641
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These findings suggest that active TrPs are much more frequent in CTTH than in controls and the number and pain intensity of TrPs may be used to distinguish between the 2 groups. Spontaneous electromyographic activity could not be demonstrated, and the underlying biology of TrPs is still unclear.

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