Myofascial Pain Syndrome

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Please keep in mind that before treating any condition, including Myofascial Pain Syndrome, as TMS or PPD, it is vitally important to consult with your physician in order to rule out any serious medical conditions. To learn more about TMS and PPD, and to help you figure out if you have it, visit our An Introduction to TMS page and watch the video there. Some more guidance in figuring out if this approach is right for you can be found in the video at the top of our So You Think You Might Have TMS page.

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Myofascial Pain Syndrome and TMS Success Stories

  • samthefish's story Samthefish describes his symptoms and how they coincided with stressful events in his life. He then shares his recovery and highlights the strategies that helped him the most.

Myofascial Pain Syndrome referenced in TMS Books

Some researchers lump myofascial pain syndrome and fibromyalgia together as one ailment; some separate the two. People who have one are likely to have the other.

This condition involves irritation of the muscles and muscle-covering tissue of the back and neck- but it is not linked to any physical abnormality or disease. Rather, the cause typically involves a stressful response to negative emotions. In some classifications, myofascial pain conditions are said to include muscle tension headaches, soft tissue pain in the neck, and regional shoulder pain, all of which may be linked to Autonomic Overload Syndrome.

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