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Myofascial pain syndrome. Primary care strategies for early intervention.

Diagnosis of myofascial pain syndrome may become less challenging as clinical criteria become better defined. The mechanisms are not well known, and the syndrome occurs in a wide variety of settings. Trigger points with referred pain are the most common feature. Treatment consists of physical modalities (spray-and-stretch techniques and trigger point block) combined with a program of graded muscle stretching and strengthening. Early, aggressive treatment yields an improved prognosis.

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