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Myofascial Pain Syndrome Treatment Overview

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Care Plan


First steps to consider

  • If you have symptoms of myofascial pain syndrome, like deep, constant muscle pain and knots that cause pain to radiate, you should see a healthcare provider to get a treatment plan.
  • Treatment typically includes a combination of medications, trigger point injections, exercise, massage, and physical therapy.

Symptom relief

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  • OTC anti-inflammatory medications like ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) can help relieve muscle tightness.
  • Stretching and massage of the tense area can also help relieve muscle tension.
  • Placing a heating pad on sore muscles can be soothing and help relax the muscle.

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