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A 38-year-old male asked:

what treatments would you recommend for myofascial pain syndrome? what pain medication is appropriate? can i strengthen muscles with trigger points?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
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. Management: 1.Patient education and self-care. 2.Physical medicine. 3.Injection techniques 4.Pharmacotherapy (Aleve, Flexeril, (cyclobenzaprine hcl) Amitriptyline, SSRIs, SNRIs, anxiolytics,etc). 5.Behavioral modification.

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Last updated Jun 23, 2016

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