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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Upper back pain

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for these pains, a link can be selected for more details on a particular muscle: Scalene muscles Levator scapula muscle Supraspinatus muscle Trapezius muscle Multifidus muscles Splenius

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Face and jaw pain

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for these pains, a link can be selected for more details on a particular muscle: Masseter muscle Lateral pterygoid muscle Medial pterygoid muscle Digastric muscle Trapezius muscle

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Eye and eyebrow pain

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for these pains, a link can be selected for more details on a particular muscle: Temporal muscle Masseter muscle Orbicularis oculi muscle (subscription required) Sterno-cleido-mastoid muscle (subscription

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Pain in the temporal part of the head

A number of muscles in the neck and head can be responsible for pain referred to the temporal part of the head. Trapezius muscle (by subscription). Splenius muscle Sterno-cleido-mastoid muscle (on subscription). Temporal muscle Sub-occipital

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Pain in the back of the head

The following muscles may be responsible for pain in the back of the head: Trapezius muscle Semispinatus muscle Splenius muscle of the neck Suboccipital muscles Occipito-frontal muscle Sternocleidomastoid muscle Digastric muscle Temporal muscle

Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Pelvic pain

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for these pains, a link can be selected for more details on a particular muscle: Pelvic floor muscles Hip adductors

Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Buttock pain

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for this pain, a line can be selected for more detail on a particular muscle: Longissimus muscle of the thorax Iliocostal muscle of the lower back Multifidus

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Pain in the back of the shoulder

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for these pains, a link can be selected for more details on a particular muscle: Deltoid muscle Levator scapula muscle Scalene muscles Supraspinatus muscle Teres major muscle

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Pain in the back of the arm

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for these pains, a link can be selected for more details on a particular muscle: Scalene muscles Deltoid muscle Subscapular muscle Infraspinatus muscle Triceps brachii muscle Teres

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Posterior-median chest pain

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for these pains, a link can be selected for more details on a particular muscle: Scalene muscles Latissimus dorsi muscle Levator scapula muscle Iliocostal thoracic muscle Multifidus

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Pain in the front of the arm

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for these pains, a link can be selected for more details on a particular muscle: Scalene muscles Supraspinatus muscle Infraspinatus muscle Deltoid muscle Sternal muscle Subclavian muscle

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Pain in the front of the arm

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for these pains, a link can be selected for more details on a particular muscle: Scalene muscles Supraspinatus muscle Infraspinatus muscle Deltoid muscle Sternal muscle Subclavian muscle

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Pain in the front side of the shoulder

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for these pains, a link can be selected for more details on a particular muscle: Infraspinatus muscle Deltoid muscle Scalene muscles Supraspinatus muscle Pectoralis major muscle Pectoralis

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Posterior-median chest pain

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for these pains, a link can be selected for more details on a particular muscle: Scalene muscles Latissimus dorsi muscle Levator scapula muscle Iliocostal thoracic muscle Multifidus

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Pain in the back of the arm

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for these pains, a link can be selected for more details on a particular muscle: Scalene muscles Deltoid muscle Subscapular muscle Infraspinatus muscle Triceps brachii muscle Teres

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Upper back pain

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible: Scalene muscles Levator scapula muscle Supraspinatus muscle Trapezius muscle Multifidus muscles Splenius muscle of the neck Rhomboid muscle Triceps brachii muscle Biceps brachii muscle

Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Anterior neck pain

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for these pains, a link can be selected for more details on a particular muscle: Digastric muscle Medial pterygoid muscle Sternocleidomastoid muscle

Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Pelvic pain

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for these pains, a link can be selected for more details on a particular muscle: Pelvic floor muscles Hip adductors

Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Buttock pain

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for these pains, a link can be selected for more details on a particular muscle: Longissimus muscle of the thorax Iliocostal muscle of the loins Multifidus muscle

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Anterior leg pain of muscular origin

Here is the list of muscles potentially responsible for these pains, a link can be selected for more details on a particular muscle: Anterior tibialis muscle Hip adductors

Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Serratus Anterior Myofascial Syndrome MEDECIN ABONNE

Anatomical reminder Description It is made up of 3 groups of fibres: At the top, muscle fibers insert on the first rib and join behind the scapula. Intermediate, groups of fibers are inserted on the

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Serratus Anterior Myofascial Syndrome

Anatomical reminder Description It is made up of 3 groups of fibres: At the top, muscle fibers insert on the first rib and join behind the scapula. Intermediate, groups of fibers are inserted on the

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Myofascial syndrome of the extensor muscles of the hand MEDECIN ABONNE

Anatomical reminder Description 1 – Brachioradialis muscle 2 – Extensor carpi radialis longus 3 – Extensor carpi radialis brevis 4 – Abductor pollicis longus 5 – Thumb extensor brevis 6 – Long thumb extensor 7

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Myofascial syndrome of the brachialis muscle

Anatomical reminder The muscle is inserted, above, on the humeral diaphysis in its anterior part and, below, on the proximal part of the ulna (cubitus). Its only role is the flexion of the elbow. Síndrome

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Myofascial syndrome of the coracobrachialis muscle MEDECIN ABONNE

Anatomical reminder The coraco-brachialis muscle attaches, above, to the coracoid process and, below, to the medial part, in its middle part, of the humeral diaphysis its function is the flexion and adduction of the arm

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Latissimus dorsi muscle myofascial syndrome ABONNE

Anatomical reminder This very extensive muscle is inserted, in its medial part, on the spines of the last 6 thoracic vertebrae, the 5 lumbar vertebrae, on the sacrum, on the iliac crest and on the

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Torticollis: myofascial syndrome of the levator scapula muscle MEDECIN ABONNE

Anatomical reminder The levator scapula attaches above to the transverse processes of the first 4 cervical vertebrae and below to the superomedial angle of the scapula. Its role is: to elevate the medial aspect of

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Myofascial syndrome of the square muscle of the loins MEDECIN ABONNE

Anatomical reminder   The anatomical insertions on 3 different structures give rise to 3 groups of fibers of different orientation: The fibers, which start at the top of the twelfth side and attach, at the

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Myofascial syndrome of the piriformis muscle and short lateral rotator muscles MEDECIN ABONNE

Anatomical reminder These muscles include: The piriformis muscle The upper and lower gastrocnemius muscles The square femoris muscle The internal and external obturator muscles 1- gluteus maximus muscle (cut) 2- gluteus medius muscle (sectioned) 3-

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Myofascial syndrome of the deep intrinsic muscles of the foot MEDECIN ABONNE

Anatomical reminder The deep intrinsic muscles of the foot are composed of: plantar quadratus muscle lumbrical muscles flexor hallucis brevis muscle flexor muscle of the little toe interosseous muscles. 1- Lumbar muscles 2- Plantar square

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Myofascial syndrome of the extensor digitorum longus muscles MEDECIN ABONNE

Anatomical reminder Composed of 2 muscles: the extensor digitorum longus and the extensor hallucis longus. 1 -Tibia 2-Extensor hallucis longus muscle 3-Inferior extensor reticunalum 4-Tendon of the extensor hallucis longus 5-Tendon of the extensor digitorum

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Myofascial syndrome of the suboccipital muscles. MEDECIN

Anatomical reminder 1- splenius of the head (sectioned). 2- semi-spinous (sectioned) 3- longissimus of the head (sectioned) 4- superior oblique of the head 5- posterior rectus minor 6- posterior rectus capitis 7- inferior oblique of

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Myofascial trapezius syndrome MEDECIN

Anatomical reminder The trapezius muscle consists of 3 parts: upper, middle and lower. The anatomical insertions of the two trapezius form a diamond extending from the occiput to the T12 vertebra. Laterally, it attaches to

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Myofascial syndrome of the popliteal muscle MEDECIN ABONNE

Anatomical reminder It takes its proximal insertions on the lateral face of the external or lateral femoral condyle and distal from the medial side of the posterior face of the tibia. It prevents the femur

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Myofascial syndrome of the quadriceps femoris muscles MEDECIN ABONNE

Anatomical reminder Muscle composed of 4 heads: Right femoral vastus medialis Vast Intermediate wide lateral The muscles of the quadriceps group insert all 4, distally, on the patella. The patella is attached to the anterior

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Myofascial syndrome of the gluteus medius muscle: lumbago muscle MEDECIN ABONNE

Anatomical reminder The posterior part of the gluteus medius muscle sits deep within the gluteus maximus muscle. Its lower part covers the small gluteus muscle. The proximal insertions of the muscle are on the anterior

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Myofascial trapezius syndrome

Anatomical reminder The trapezius muscle consists of 3 parts: upper, middle and lower. The anatomical insertions of the two trapezius form a diamond extending from the occiput to the T12 vertebra. Laterally, it attaches to

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Sternal muscle myofascial syndrome MEDECIN ABONNE

Anatomy of the sternal muscle The sternal muscle is an inconstant muscle whose fibers run parallel on either side of the sternum. They are located above the insertion of the pectoral muscle on the sternum

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Occipito-frontal myofascial syndrome MEDECIN ABONNE

Anatomy of the occipitofrontalis muscle. This muscle is composed of an anterior frontal part and an occipital part (in red). They are attached to an aponeurosis which covers the skull (in yellow) and which slides

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Myofascial syndrome of the abdominal muscles MEDECIN ABONNE

Pain related to the abdominal musculature often poses diagnostic problems. Indeed, the relationships with the underlying viscera are close. Thus, myofascial syndromes of the abdominal muscles can be responsible for digestive or genitourinary disorders such

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Guide to pain of myofascial origin

Myofascial supraspinatus muscle syndrome MEDECIN ABONNE

Rappel anatomique The supraspinatus or supraspinatus muscle attaches medially to the inside of the top of the scapula and laterally to the greater tuberosity of the humeral head (shoulder). (anatomyWikipédia) Myofascial supraspinatus muscle syndrome The

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