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Myofacial Pain Syndrome

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Approaches need to be holistic.

Consideration of the following points must be taken:

  • Treatment of any underlying condition (pain management especially)
  • Elimination of any aetiologies such as facet syndrome
  • Stress reduction, sleep hygiene and psychological therapies to assist  overall wellbeing
  • Promotion of good posture and pain free active range of movement; attention to breathing etc.
  • Use of massage, acupuncture, physiotherapy, exercise, etc. to interrupt the pain cycle and promote strengthening, conditioning and ergonomics to prevent re-injury.