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Muscle Pain Conditions


Muscle pain is common but its causes are not always clear. Treatment principles for muscle pain from direct injury are well established. This chapter summarizes etiology, diagnosis and treatment for other common painful muscle conditions, with an emphasis on myofascial pain.


  • Muscle pain
  • Myofascial pain
  • Trigger point
  • Trigger point injection
  • Myopathy
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Polymyositis
  • Leg cramps
  • Denervation

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Rudin, N.J. (2019). Muscle Pain Conditions. In: Abd-Elsayed, A. (eds) Pain. Springer, Cham.

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