TITLE

Stimulation of myofascial trigger points causes systematic physiological effects

AUTHOR(S)
Srbley, John; Dickey, James P.
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association;Jun2005, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the neurophysiological interactions of the myofascial trigger point (TrP) complex by evaluating whether stimulation of one TrP site can influence the pain sensitivity at another trigger point site innervated by the same neurological segments. Role of neuroadaptive processes such as long-term potentiation and central sensitization, and potential management via modalities such as spinal manipulative therapy; Distinct processes in the neuromodulation effect.
ACCESSION #
17805608

 

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