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What Myofascial Trigger Points Can Do

You may not know that myofascial trigger points have been identified as one of the greatest aggravators of chronic pelvic pain. So what are they?

What to Know About Pelvic Pain

Is pelvic pain truly related to your pelvis? Or, is it a problem with a surrounding organ or muscle? Finding out is key to getting the right treatment.

Fibromyalgia Centralization and Peripheral Myofascial Pain

Fibromyalgia and centralization of pain, what does this mean? I wanted to know specifics and I got answers from Dr. Karl Hurst-Wicker, pain specialist. Hippocampus and Fibromyalgia, What?** That’s the Million-Dollar Question** “Fibromyalgia patients ...

Stanford Offers a Chronic Pain Workshop

Want to learn how to self-manage your chronic pain a little better? This program may be right up your alley. Learn about the workshop from a participant’s point of view and how you can enroll.

How to Treat Myofascial Pain

Myofascial pain syndrome does not continue to worsen once trigger points are treated. However, treatment strategies are very specific for this condition. Here’s what to do.

Understanding Myofascial Pain

Myofascial pain is worsening muscle pain, and it can be tricky to diagnose because it mimics many other conditions. Here are the symptoms and what causes it.

Fibromyalgia Pain vs. Myofascial Pain

This is fibromyalgia (FM) awareness month, so it is only fitting that we clear up some confusion between tender points and trigger points. Knowing the difference can affect your diagnosis and treatment. What are Tender Points? Tender points are speci...

What is a Myofascial Trigger Point?

A myofascial trigger point is an irritated, tight band of muscle fiber that feels like a nodule or bump. Here’s how you can relieve these painful areas.

Talking to a Doctor About Foot Pain

Here are questions you should be ready to answer when you’re looking for a diagnosis of foot problems.

Symptoms

Don't Ignore Foot Pain

Do you have a nagging pain in your foot that you just can’t seem to shake? There may be several causes, all of which require different treatments.