Do You Have Fibromyalgia Or Myofascial Pain Syndrome?

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Myofacasical Pain Syndrome vs. Fibromyalgia

Many patients are labeled with fibromyalgia simply because they have chronic soft tissue pain.  But it is important, at least for the sake of correctness, that not all chronic soft tissue pain be called fibromyalgia.

 

In fact, localized or regional pain is often due to myofascial pain syndrome (MPS), a rather common condition which affects certain muscle areas.  MPS is often present in fibromyalgia patient, but not all MPS patients also suffer from fibromyalgia.

 

MPS generally involves...

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