Myofascial Trigger Points: Pathophysiology and Evidence-Informed Diagnosis and Management’s emphasis is on the etiology of trigger points with a critical overview of current concepts. The contributing authors are the most respected myofascial pain research and practice experts. The authors address the etiology of trigger points, the epidemiology of myofascial pain, clinical management of patients, specific treatment issues, and the role of trigger points in various pain syndromes. This book is an accessible introduction to myofascial trigger points for physicians, therapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, acupuncturists, and massage therapists.
Myofascial Trigger Points (Pathophysiology and Evidence-Informed Diagnosis and Management) – 1st Edition
About the Author
Jan Dommerholt, PT, DPT, MPS, DAAPM is a Dutch-trained physical therapist who holds a Master of Professional Studies degree with a concentration in biomechanical trauma and health care administration, and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. Currently, he is pursuing a Ph.D. degree at Aalborg University in Denmark. Dr. Dommerholt has taught many courses and lectured at conferences throughout the United States, Europe, South America, and the Middle East while maintaining an active clinical practice. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, and Cuestiones de Fisioterapia.
He has edited four books on myofascial trigger points and manual physical therapy, authored nearly 60 book chapters and over 80 articles on myofascial pain, fibromyalgia, complex regional pain syndrome, and performing arts physical therapy. He prepares a quarterly literature review column on myofascial pain for the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. Dr. Dommerholt is president/CEO of Myopain Seminars, Bethesda Physiocare®, and CEO of PhysioFitness.
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