Coping With Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Life with Myofascial Pain

Almost everyone have experienced muscle tension or exhaustion sometime in their life. Myofascial pain is different in that it is chronic, ongoing, and worsens with activity. Myofascial pain syndrome can occur when a muscle is used repetitively in jobs or other activities or by stress-related muscle tension. Myofascial pain syndrome causes referred, or seemingly unrelated, pain in various parts of the body.

Myofascial pain can have a strong impact on a patient’s lifestyle and well-being. An active treatment effort, addressing contributing factors and a supportive environment can help relieve some chronic myofascial pain.

Treatment of myofascial pain syndrome approach may include:

  • Educating the patient about triggers and lifestyle changes
  • Stress reduction
  • Exercise programs, stretching as well as physical therapy
  • Trigger point injections

Known for the severity of pain, myofascial pain can be an overwhelming diagnosis, but when properly treated, the pain can often be managed. At Oklahoma Pain Management, we will evaluate your specific condition and put together a treatment plan that is right for you.

Oklahoma Pain Management is by your side helping you cope with myofascial pain syndrome.