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Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2004 Dec;8(6):468-75.

An expansion of Simons' integrated hypothesis of trigger point formation.

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Johns Hopkins University Pain and Rehabilitation Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20814-2432, USA. gerwin@painpoints.com

Abstract

Simons' integrated hypothesis proposed a model of trigger point (TrP) activation to explain known TrP phenomena, particularly endplate noise. We propose an expansion of this hypothesis to account for new experimental data and established muscle pathophysiology.

PMID:
15509461
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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