Referred pain

Learn about referred pain, a phenomenon where pain is felt in a different area of the body than the actual source. Discover the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for referred pain to find relief and improve your overall well-being.
Figure 1 Referred pain patterns from upper trapezius, sternocleidomastoid, suboccipital, splenius capitis, splenius cervicis, semispinalis capitis and temporalis muscle trigger points as described by Simons et al. Reprinted with permission from Simons D, Travell J, Simons L. Travell & Simons myofascial pain and dysfunction: the trigger point manual, Vol. 1, 2nd edn. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1999. - "Myofascial Trigger Points and Sensitization: An Updated Pain Model for Tension

Figure 1 Referred pain patterns from upper trapezius, sternocleidomastoid, suboccipital, splenius capitis, splenius cervicis, semispinalis capitis and temporalis muscle trigger points as described by Simons et al. Reprinted with permission from Simons D, Travell J, Simons L. Travell & Simons’ myofascial pain and dysfunction: the trigger point manual, Vol. 1, 2nd edn. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1999. - "Myofascial Trigger Points and Sensitization: An Updated Pain Model for Tension-Type…

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