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Definition: myo·fas·ci·tis/ (-fah-si´tis) inflammation of a muscle and its fascia. Myofascitis, myofascial pain syndrome, trigger point syndrome are different words and names to describe the same clinical problem. The pain from myofascitis disorders can be disabling. Myofascial pain is usually caused by an injury of some type. It may be from sports, a fall, or an auto or work accident. Since the injury is to muscle, initial treatment is conservative. Myofascial pain never requires surgery. This condition often accompanies typical sprains and strains…

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