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Title Muscle pain : understanding the mechanisms / edited by Siegfried Mense, Robert D. Gerwin
Published Berlin ; London : Springer, ©2010

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 317 pages)
Contents Introduction / Siegfried Mense and Robert D. Gerwin -- Functional anatomy of muscle : muscle, nociceptors, and afferent fibers / Siegfried Mense -- Peripheral mechanisms of muscle pain : response behavior of muscle nociceptors and factors eliciting local muscle pain / Siegfried Mense -- Central nervous mechanisms of muscle pain : ascending pathways, central sensitization, and pain-modulating systems / Siegfried Mense -- Referral of musculoskeletal pain / Thomas Graven-Nielsen and Siegfried Mense -- Increased muscle tone as a cause of muscle pain / Siegfried Mense and Alfonse T. Masi -- Reorganized motor control due to muscle pain / Thomas Graven-Nielsen and Lars Arendt-Nielsen
Summary The two books Muscle Pain: Understanding the Mechanisms and Muscle Pain: Diagnosis and Treatment will help the practitioner to understand why the patients feel pain, what to do about it and why the treatment works. In contrast to proceedings of scientific meetings on muscle pain, they center on practical aspects and can be used by the practitioner in his or her daily work. The two books together provide a unique combination of broad basic knowledge with comprehensive clinical information on the management of patients
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Myalgia.
Pain.
Neuromuscular Manifestations
Muscles -- physiology
Pain
Myalgia
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Musculoskeletal.
MEDICAL -- Orthopedics.
MEDICAL -- Rheumatology.
Biomédecine.
Sciences de la vie.
Pain
Myalgia
Myalgie
Pathophysiologie
Form Electronic book
Author Mense, Siegfried.
Gerwin, Robert, 1938-
LC no. 2010927599
ISBN 9783540850212
354085021X
9783540850205
3540850201