Comparison of the Efficiency of Ultrasound-Guided Injections of the Rhomboid Major and Trapezius Muscles in Myofascial Pain Syndrome A Prospective Randomized Controlled Double-blind Study


Okmen B. M. , Okmen K., Altan L.

JOURNAL OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE, vol.37, no.5, pp.1151-1157, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/jum.14456
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1151-1157
  • Keywords: injections, invasive techniques, musculoskeletal (interventional), myofascial pain syndrome, rheumatology, rhomboid major muscle, trapezius muscle, ultrasound, TRIGGER POINTS, ACUPUNCTURE, RELIABILITY, MECHANISMS, TISSUES, REGION, SCALES
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives-We aimed to investigate the effect of ultrasound (US)-guided injections of the rhomboid major (deep) and trapezius (superficial) muscles on pain, disability, and quality of life in patients with myofascial pain syndrome.