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    Treatment options for myofascial pain syndrome allow you to live pain free

Treatment options for myofascial pain syndrome allow you to live pain free

Myofascial pain syndrome is a chronic pain disorder caused in part by injury or damage to the soft, connective tissue surrounding the muscles and organs (called fascia).  People with myofascial pain syndrome develop painful bumps under the skin called trigger points. These trigger points are small knots that form where the fascia comes in […]

The Connection between PTSD & Chronic Pain

It’s not uncommon for someone who has experienced a traumatic event to suffer both chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). According to the National Center for PTSD approximately 15% to 35% of patients with chronic pain also have PTSD. One study of people with lower back pain found that over half (51%) had […]