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Erector Spinae Plane Block and Trapezius Muscle Injection for Myofascial Pain Syndrome

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March 2022

Erector Spinae Plane Block and Trapezius Muscle Injection for Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Vol: 200| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Ultrasound-Guided Erector Spinae Plane Block and Trapezius Muscle Injection for Myofascial Pain Syndrome.

J Ultrasound Med . 2022 Jan;41(1):185-191.

Contributing Authors:
Yürük Damla Akkaya Ömer Taylan Polat Özgür Emre Alptekin Hüseyin Alp

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Synopsis

Sixty patients with myofascial pain syndrome were randomized to receive repeated trapezius muscle injections (TMI, n=30) or a TMI followed by an erector spinae plane block (ESPB). The primary outcome of interest was pain measured with a visual analogue scale. In both groups, the VAS scores decreased significantly from baseline. The combined TMI and ESPB group demonstrated significantly lower VAS s...

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