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Kumbhare DA, Elzibak AH, Noseworthy MD. Assessment of Myofascial Trigger Points Using Ultrasound. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Jan;95(1):72-80.
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Meng F, Ge HY, Wang YH, Yue SW. Myelinated Afferents Are Involved in Pathology of the Spontaneous Electrical Activity and Mechanical Hyperalgesia of Myofascial Trigger Spots in Rats. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015;2015:404971
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Meng F, Ge HY, Wang YH, Yue SW. A afferent fibers are involved in the
pathology of central changes in the spinal dorsal horn associated with myofascial trigger spots in rats.
Exp Brain Res. 2015 Nov;233(11):3133-43
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Yu SH, Kim HJ. Electrophysiological characteristics according to activity
level of myofascial trigger points.
J Phys Ther Sci. 2015 Sep;27(9):2841-3
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Ge HY, Monterde S, Graven-Nielsen T, Arendt-Nielsen L. Latent myofascial trigger points are associated with an increased intramuscular electromyographic activity during synergistic muscle activation. J Pain 2014; 15(2):181-7.
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Fernández-de-las-Peñas C, Dommerholt J. Myofascial trigger points: peripheral or central phenomenon? Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2014; 16(1):395
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Wall R. Introduction to Myofascial Trigger Points in Dogs. Top Companion Anim Med. 2014; 29 (2):43-48
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Stecco A, Gesi M, Stecco C, Stern R. Fascial components of the myofascial pain syndrome. Curr Pain Headache Rep 2013; 17: 352
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Huang QM, Ye G, Zhao ZY, Lv JJ, Tang L. Myoelectrical activity and muscle morphology in a rat model of myofascial trigger points induced by blunt trauma to the vastus medialis. Acupunct Med 2013; 31: 65-73
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Hocking MJ. Exploring the central modulation hypothesis: do ancient memory mechanisms underlie the pathophysiology of trigger points? Curr Pain Headache Rep 2013; 17: 347
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Barbero M, Cescon C, Tettamanti A, Leggero V, Macmillan F, Coutts F, Gatti R. Myofascial trigger points and innervation zone locations in upper trapezius muscles. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2013; 14: 179
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Celik D, Kaya Mutlu E. The relationship between latent trigger points and depression levels in healthy subjects. Clin Rheumatol. 2012;31(6):907-11.
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Wang C, Ge HY, Ibarra JM, Yue SW, Madeleine P, Arendt-Nielsen L. Spatial pain propagation over time following painful glutamate activation of latent myofascial trigger points in humans. J Pain. 2012; 13(6):537-45
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Ge HY, Arendt-Nielsen L, Madeleine P. Accelerated muscle fatigability of latent myofascial trigger points in humans. Pain Med. 2012; 13(7):957-64
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Myburgh C, Hartvigsen J, Aagaard P, Holsgaard-Larsen A. Skeletal muscle contractility, self-reported pain and tissue sensitivity in females with neck/shoulder pain and upper Trapezius myofascial trigger points - a randomized intervention study. Chiropr Man Therap. 2012; 20(1):36
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Hsieh YL, Chou LW, Joe YS, Hong CZ. Spinal cord mechanism involving the remote effects of dry needling on the irritability of myofascial trigger spots in rabbit skeletal muscle. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2011; 92: 1098-105
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Hoyle JA, Marras WS, Sheedy JE, Hart DE. Effects of postural and visual stressors on myofascial trigger point development and motor unit rotation during computer work. J Electromyogr Kinesiol 2011; 21: 41-8
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Ge HY, Arendt-Nielsen L. Latent myofascial trigger points. Curr Pain Head Reports 2011; 15: 386-392
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Ge HY, Fernández-de-las- Peñas C, Yue SW. Myofascial trigger points: spontaneous electrical activity and its consequences for pain induction and propagation. Chin Med 2011; 6: 13
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Xu YM, Ge HY, Arendt-Nielsen L. Sustained nociceptive mechanical stimulation of latent myofascial trigger point induces central sensitization in healthy subjects. J Pain 2010; 11: 1348-55
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Wang YH, Ding X, Zhang Y et al. Ischemic compression block attenuates mechanical hyperalgesia evoked from latent myofascial trigger point. Exp Brain Res 2010; 202: 265-7
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Srbely JZ, Dickey JP, Bent LR, Lee D, Lowerison M. Capsaicin-induced central sensitization evokes segmental increases in trigger point sensitivity in humans. J Pain 2010; 11: 636-43
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Lucas KR, Rich PA, Polus BI. Muscle activation patterns in the scapular positioning muscles during loaded scapular plane elevation: the effects of latent myofascial trigger points. Clin Biomech 2010; 25: 765-770
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Fernandez-Carnero J, Ge HY, Kimura Y, Fernandez-de-Las-Penas C, Arendt- Nielsen L. Increased spontaneous electrical activity at a latent myofascial trigger point after nociceptive stimulation of another latent trigger point. Clin J Pain 2010; 26: 138-143.
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Fernández-Lao C, Cantarero-Villanueva I, Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, Del-Moral-Ávila R, Arendt-Nielsen L, Arroyo-Morales M. Myofascial trigger points in neck and shoulder muscles and widespread pressure pain hypersensitivtiy in patients with postmastectomy pain: evidence of peripheral and central sensitization. Clin J Pain. 2010 Nov-Dec; 26(9):798-806
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Partanen JV, Ojala TA, Arokoski JP. Myofascial syndrome and pain: A neurophysiological approach. Pathophysiology 17 2010; 19–28
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Niddam DM. Brain manifestation and modulation of pain from myofascial trigger points. Curr Pain Headache Rep 2009; 13: 370-5
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Li LT, Ge HY, Yue SW, Arendt-Nielsen L. Nociceptive and non-nociceptive hypersensitivity at latent myofascial trigger points. Clinical Journal of Pain 2009; 25 (2): 132-7
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Zhang Y, Ge HY, Yue SW et al. Attenuated skin blood flow response to nociceptive stimulation of latent myofascial trigger points. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009; 90 (2): 325-32
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Fernández de las Peñas C, Cuadrado ML, Arendt-Nielsen L, Ge HY, Pareja JA. Association of cross sectional area of the rectus capitis posterior minor muscle with active trigger points in chronic tension type headache: A pilot study. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2008; 87 (3): 197-203
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Chang CW, Chen YR, Chang KF. Evidence of neuroaxonal degeneration in myofascial pain syndrome: a study of neuromuscular jitter by axonal micro- stimulation. European Journal of Pain 2008; 12: 1026-30
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Shah JP, Danoff JV, Desai MJ et al. Biochemicals associated with pain and inflammation are elevated in sites near to and remote from active myofascial trigger points. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2008; 89 (1): 16-23
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Srbely JZ, Dickey JP, Lowerison M et al. Stimulation of myofascial trigger points with ultrasound induces segmental anti-nociceptive effects: a randomized controlled study.  Pain 2008; 139 (2): 260-6
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Kuan TS, Hong CZ, Chen JT et al. The spinal cord connections of the myofascial trigger spots. European Journal of Pain 2007; 11 (6): 624-34
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Niddam DM, Chan RC, Lee SH et al. Central modulation of pain evoked from myofascial trigger point. Clinical Journal of Pain 2007; 23 (5): 440-448
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Srbely JZ, Dickey JP. Randomized controlled study of the anti-nociceptive effect of ultrasound on trigger point sensitivity: novel applications in myofascial therapy? Clinical Rehabilitation 2007; 21: 411-417
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Ge HY, Fernández de las Peñas C, Arendt-Nielsen L. Sympathetic facilitation of hyperalgesia evoked from Myofascial tender and trigger points in patients with unilateral shoulder pain. Clinical Neurophysiology 2006; 117 (7): 1545-1550
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Hwang M, Kang YK, Kim DH. Referred pain pattern of the pronator quadratus muscle. Pain 2005; 116 (3): 238-42
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Hwang M, Kang YK, Shin JY, Kim DH. Referred pain pattern of the abductor pollicis longus muscle. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2005; 84 (8): 593-7
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Shah JP, Phillips TM, Danoff JV, Gerber LH. An in vitro microanalytical technique for measuring the local biochemical milieu of human skeletal muscle. Journal of Applied Physiology 2005; 99 (5): 1977-84
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Gerwin RD, Dommerholt J, Shah JP. An expansion of Simons' integrated hypothesis of trigger point formation. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2004 Dec;8(6):468-75. Review
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McNulty WH, Gevirtz RN, Hubbard DR, Berkoff GM. Needle electromyographic evaluation of trigger point response to a psychological stressor. Psychophysiology. 1994 May;31(3):313-6
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Hoheisel U, Mense S, Simons DG, Yu XM. Appearance of new receptive fields in rat dorsal horn neurons following noxious stimulation of skeletal muscle: a model for referral of muscle pain? Neurosci Lett. 1993 Apr 16;153(1):9-12
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Hubbard DR, Berkoff GM. Myofascial trigger points show spontaneous needle EMG activity. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1993 Oct 1;18(13):1803-7
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