Current Pain and Headache Reports

, Volume 6, Issue 5, pp 375–378 | Cite as

A review of the use of topical analgesics for myofascial pain

  • Charles E. Argoff


Numerous treatment strategies for myofascial pain syndrome are available, including physical therapy, behavioral pain management techniques, acupuncture, various types of injections, and the use of various pharmacotherapeutic approaches. The use of topical analgesics for myofascial pain syndrome is the focus of this review. The use of topical analgesics in other painful states is also reviewed.


Neuropathic Pain Capsaicin Myofascial Pain Myofascial Pain Syndrome Topical NSAID 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles E. Argoff
    • 1
  1. 1.Cohn Pain Management Center, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health SystemBethpageUSA

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