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Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2004 Dec;8(6):457-62.

Otolaryngic myofascial pain syndromes.

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Haygood Medical Center, 1020 Independence Blvd., Suite 313, Virginia Beach, VA 23455, USA.

Abstract

It has been long recognized in the otolaryngic community that despite great effort dedicated to the physiology and pathology of the ear, nose, throat/head and neck, there are a number of symptoms, including pain in various locations about the head and neck, which cannot be explained by traditional otolaryngic principles. The tenets of myofascial dysfunction, however, as elucidated by Dr. Janet Travell, explain most of these previously unexplained symptoms; furthermore, treatment based on Dr. Travell's teachings is effective in relieving these symptoms.

PMID:
15509459
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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