Manual Therapy Treatment for Myofascial Pain
This study is a pain intensity evaluation in patients with myofascial pain submitted kinesitherapy after trigger point injection.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Effect of Manual Therapy After Trigger Point Injection for Myofascial Pain Syndrome|
- Pain intensity [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]once a week for 8 weeks (T1 to T8)
|Study Start Date:||November 2006|
|Study Completion Date:||December 2009|
|Primary Completion Date:||November 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Manual therapy for one group
Procedure: Manual therapy
Manual therapy, once a week for 8 weeks
Randomized prospective study conducted on 30 patients of both genders ranging in age from 18 to 60 years, with neck and shoulder girdle Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MFS), with a duration of ≥ 4 months and pain intensity ≥ 4.
Trigger point injection of 1 mL 0.25% bupivacaine at each point, once a week for 8 weeks (T1 to T8).
Group 1: kinesiotherapy once a week for 8 weeks Group 2: not submitted to kinesiotherapy Evaluation of pain intensity on the first assessment (T0) and after 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 weeks