A chronic painful condition, Myofascial pain that affects muscles and facia i.e. sheath that covers the muscles. Myofascial pain is usually caused by muscle tension, trauma as well as repetitive motion due to work. Patient fees development of knots and certain sensitive areas i.e. trigger points which trigger pain even when lightly touched. The goal of treatment is achieved by breaking vicious cycle of pain and reducing pain by avoiding repetitive strain injury, correcting posture and performing stretching exercises.
The trigger points within muscles are identified manually and injections containing local anesthetic are injected in the muscles to reduce pain. The patients suffering from myofacial pain may contact any pain management clinic Singapore having efficient physiotherapists and doctors who are expert in pain management.