domingo, 10 de octubre de 2010

Myofascial Trigger Points

Jan Dommerholt, Peter Huijbregts, "Myofascial Trigger Points: Pathophysiology and Evidence-Informed Diagnosis and Management"
Jones & Bartlett Publishers | 2009 | ISBN: 0763779741 | 225 pages | PDF | 17,9 MB

Myofascial Trigger Points: Pathophysiology and Evidence-Informed Diagnosis and Management's emphasis is on the etiology of trigger points with a critical overview of current concepts. The contributing authors are the most respected myofascial pain research and practice experts. The authors address the etiology of trigger points, the epidemiology of myofascial pain, clinical management of patients, specific treatment issues, and the role of trigger points in various pain syndromes. This book is an accessible introduction to myofascial trigger points for physicians, therapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, acupuncturists, and massage therapists.

Table of Contents
Pt. 1 Pathophysiology
Ch. 1 Myofascial Trigger Points: Translating Molecular Theory into Manual Therapy
Ch. 2 Myofascial Trigger Points: An Evidence-Informed Review
Ch. 3 Nutritional and Metabolic Perpetuating Factors in Myofascial Pain

Pt. 2 Diagnosis
Ch. 4 Reliability of Myofascial Trigger Point Palpation: A Systematic Review
Ch. 5 Interrater Reliability of Palpation of Myofascial Trigger Points in Three Shoulder Muscles
Ch. 6 Contributions of Myofascial Trigger Points to Chronic Tension-Type Headache

Pt. 3 Management
Ch. 7 Effectiveness of Noninvasive Treatments far Active Myofascial Trigger Point Pain: A Systematic Review
Ch. 8 Trigger Point Dry Needling
Ch. 9 Physical Therapy Diagnosis and Management of a Patient with Chronic Daily Headache: A Case Report

Pt. 4 Future Research Directions
Ch. 10 Myofascial Pain Syndrome: Unresolved Issues and Future Directions


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