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

Robert D. Gerwin, Jan Dommerholt, Jay P. Shah

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)468-475
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent pain and headache reports
Volume8
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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