Percent of patients with another diagnosis who also had Myofascial Trigger Points

Table 2. Percent of patients with another diagnosis who also had Myofascial Trps which contributed to their problem.

Diagnosis N % with MF TrPs Source
Fibromyalgia 60 68 Granges, et al. 1993 (9)
Fibromyalgia 19 100 Finestone, et.al. 1995 30)
Fibromyalgia 25 72 Gerwin, 1995 (26)
Cumulative Trauma Disorder 33 100 Lin, et al.1995 (74)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy 84 82 Lin, et al. 1995 (75)
Cervicogenic Headache 80 100 Lin, et al. 1995 (76)

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