Myofascial Pain Syndrome is a chronic pain disorder. In Myofascial Pain Syndrome pressure sensitive points in your muscles (trigger points) causes pain in unrelated parts of your body. Myofascial Pain Syndrome typically occurs after a muscle has been contracted repetitively. This can be caused by repetitive motions used in jobs, hobbies or by stress related muscle tension. Discomfort associated with Myofascial Pain Syndrome often persists or worsens.
Factors which influence Myofascial Pain Syndrome are muscle injuries, stress and anxiety.
Treatment would focus on stretching or releasing trigger points that may be aggravating symptoms. Treatment to release stress and tension and anxiety. Heat or hot pack on muscles to release symptoms of muscle tension and to decrease pain. Physiotherapy, massage therapy or acupuncture can help to manage symptoms and pain.
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