Myofascial pain syndrome
Myofascial pain syndrome is a chronic form of muscle pain.The American scientist Ms.Travell J.had described this disorder in her book “Myofscial pain and dysfunction”/1983/ Skeletal muscle is a largest organ of the body,making up nearly half of its total weight.Each one of approximately 500 skeletal muscles is subject to acute chronic strain and can develop myofascial trigger points and each has its own characteristic pattern of referred pain.Myofascial pain may occur in conjunction with other common diseases.
Signs and symptoms of myofascial pain syndrome may include:
1.Chronic muscle pain,spasms,tightness,leg cramps.
2.Moderate or severe fatigue and decreased energy
3.Insomnia or waking up feeling just as tired as when you went to sleep
4.Stiffness upon walking or after staying in one position for too long
5.Difficulty remembering,concentration and performing simple mental tasks
6.Abdominal pain,floating nausea and constipation alternation with diarrhea
7.Tension or migraine headaches
9.Sensitivity to cold
10.Feeling anxious or depressed
11.Numbness or tingling in the face,arms,hands,legs or feet
12.Reduce tolerance for exercise and muscle pain after exercise
13.A feeling of swelling without actual swelling in the hands and feet
14.Painfull menstrual period