"Trigger Points" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Discrete spots in taut bands of muscle that produce local and referred pain when muscle bands are compressed.
- Trigger Points
- Point, Trigger
- Points, Trigger
- Trigger Point
- Trigger Area
- Area, Trigger
- Areas, Trigger
- Trigger Areas
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Trigger Points".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Trigger Points" by people in Profiles.
Baron EP, Cherian N, Tepper SJ. Role of greater occipital nerve blocks and trigger point injections for patients with dizziness and headache. Neurologist. 2011 Nov; 17(6):312-7.