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Review
. 2002 Oct;6(5):375-8.
doi: 10.1007/s11916-002-0079-5.

A Review of the Use of Topical Analgesics for Myofascial Pain

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A Review of the Use of Topical Analgesics for Myofascial Pain

Charles E Argoff. Curr Pain Headache Rep. .

Abstract

Numerous treatment strategies for myofascial pain syndrome are available, including physical therapy, behavioral pain management techniques, acupuncture, various types of injections, and the use of various pharmacotherapeutic approaches. The use of topical analgesics for myofascial pain syndrome is the focus of this review. The use of topical analgesics in other painful states is also reviewed.

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