Tender Points or Trigger Points?

Karen Lee Richards Health Guide
  • When I read articles or hear people talk about fibromyalgia, I often see the terms tender points and trigger points used interchangeably.  Sometimes even medical professionals will mix them up.  The fact is, tender points and trigger points are two very different things. If you have fibromyalgia, you probably know that tender points are used in diagnosing FM.  But then what are trigger points?


    To learn what each is and how to differentiate between them, read:  The Difference Between Tender Points and Trigger Points

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Published On: January 06, 2009