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treatment for myofascial pain syndrome

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
MFP stands for: myofascial pain syndrome, can range from a relatively simple case involving a single muscle to the more complex case involving multiple muscles. Manag ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Lederman
40 years experience Dentistry
Many : Headache, jaw or neck pain are common. Limitations in motion as well. The distinguishing feature is the absence of unusual sounds (clicking or poppi ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Possibly: Lyrica (pregabalin) does a good job with diabetic peripheral nerve pain, and may be useful with other pain syndromes. Another drug, cymbalta, has now ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Immunity versus pain: Mixed connective tissue disease results from the immune system attacking the body itself. Muscle pain is common and is due to inflammation. Fibromyalg ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Lederman
40 years experience Dentistry
Needs attention: It can be quite uncomfortable. You can develop horrible migraine headaches and suffer needlessly. Eventually, you can develop problems in the joints ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Boomershine
19 years experience Rheumatology
MPS is localized FM: Fibromyalgia (fm) pain is widespread by definition, meaning it occurs on both sides of the body above and below the waist and includes the spine. Myof ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
Lymphedema: Heaviness is the earliest sign of lymphedema water weight is heavy - get tested with bia if you have extra cellular water it is a confirmation. For ea ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Newton
19 years experience Pain Management
Tough : Myofascial pain is tough to treat and is all about maintenance. Good manual physical therapy within myofascial release is key. Cervical spondylosis is ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
They never work: In my experience these are not appropriate therapies and tramadol has addiction potential. This problem is best treated in a similar way to fibromyalg ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Myofascial pain: Oral or topical nsaids. Massage. Ultrasound. Stretching and strengthening exercise. Traction. See a therapist or chiropractor.
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