Muscle Pain: Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Siegfried Mense
  • Robert D. Gerwin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Myofascial Pain Syndrome

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 14-14
    2. Siegfried Mense, Robert D. Gerwin
      Pages 1-11
  3. Myofascial Pain Syndrome

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 14-14
    2. Robert D. Gerwin
      Pages 15-83
  4. Fibromyalgia Syndrome

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 104-104
    2. Emma Guymer, Geoffrey O. Littlejohn
      Pages 105-141
  5. Other Muscle Pain Syndromes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 160-160
    2. Robert D. Gerwin
      Pages 161-192
    3. Sandro Palla, Mauro Farella
      Pages 193-227
    4. Ingrid E. Lundberg, Li Alemo Munters
      Pages 229-246
    5. Sandra Kamping, Herta Flor
      Pages 289-309
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 311-365

About this book


The companion volume to Muscle Pain: Understanding the Mechanisms, this text shifts the emphasis from concepts to practical advice. It facilitates the diagnosis and management of the often enigmatic symptoms of chronic muscle pain and includes the combined expertise of leaders in the field who have contributed cutting-edge material on the major syndromes. As a set, this volume and its partner are essential reading for practitioners treating acute and chronic pain conditions involving muscle tissues.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Siegfried Mense
    • 1
  • Robert D. Gerwin
    • 2
  1. 1.Centrum für Biomedizin und, Medizintechnik Mannheim (CBTM)Universität HeidelbergMannheimGermany
  2. 2.Pain & Rehabilitation MedicineJohns Hopkins UniversityBethesdaUSA

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