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myofascial pain

Postby debs67 » Thu Dec 25, 2014 5:28 pm

Merry christmas everyone
Just a query is myofascial pain syndrome related to fibro , or is it totally different pain syndrome altogether.
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Re: myofascial pain

Postby Dragonz » Thu Dec 25, 2014 5:35 pm

I got myofascial damage after an op that went wrong. Im sure the trauma of that started my fibro
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Re: myofascial pain

Postby kitten » Thu Dec 25, 2014 7:51 pm

Hi Have both and don't know which is which ,
some say it's all related and other say it's a syndrome by it's self, I asked my DR this question and she did not know either, which is not really helpful,
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Re: myofascial pain

Postby carolad » Thu Dec 25, 2014 9:48 pm

I think it is separate condition but has some things in common with fibro. I am fairly sure I have myofascial pain but whether that is all I have or whether I have fibro as well...who knows?! My physio does a lot of myofascial release techniques with me and it definitely helps. Myofascial tissue is the thin membrane covering all the muscles and tendons - the same as the membrane that covers a piece of chicken meat (not a nice analogy for me, as a vegetarian!). This tissue can get 'crumpled' and twisted and this causes pain. Myofascial release will unwind the tissue and release the adhesions.
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Re: myofascial pain

Postby FluppyPuffy » Thu Dec 25, 2014 10:47 pm

Myofascial pain is a separate condition, so can exist alongside additional conditions or as a standalone one.

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Re: myofascial pain

Postby juliekp » Fri Dec 26, 2014 1:10 am

I get myofascial pain when im coming into a flare. Thats one of my signs thats things r gonna b bad for a while
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