ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

Scientifically-designed fasting diet lowers risks for major diseases

More evidence for calorie restriction’s longevity effect

Supplementation with vitamin D associated with improved testosterone, erectile function among middle...

A Little Zinc Goes a Long Way

Vitamin D deficiency increases risk of chronic headache

Get the Most From Your Green Tea

VIDEO: The Best Brain Foods That Help Increase Your Memory!

Acupuncture boosts effectiveness of standard medical care for chronic pain, depression

Iron (And More) For Lasting, Natural Energy

Metabolic syndrome increases the need for vitamin E

 
Print Page
Email Article

Short-term effect of glucocorticoid injection into the superficial masseter muscle of patients with chronic myalgia: a comparison between fibromyalgia (FM) & localized myalgia

  [ 21 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By Ernberg M, Hedenberg-Magnusson B, Alstergren P, Kopp S • www.ProHealth.com • March 15, 1997


The aim of this study was to investigate whether the treatment
effect of intramuscular glucocorticoid injection differs
between patients with fibromyalgia and those with localized
myalgia of the masseter muscle concerning pain, tenderness to
digital palpation, pressure pain threshold, pressure pain
tolerance level, maximum voluntary occlusal force, or
intramuscular temperature.

Twenty-five patients with fibromyalgia and 25 patients
with localized myalgia of the masseter muscle were first
asked to assess their pain on a visual analogue scale;
afterward, a routine clinical examination, including tenderness
to digital palpation, was performed. For each patient, the pressure
pain threshold, pressure pain tolerance level, and maximum
voluntary occlusal force, as well as the intramuscular temperature,
were recorded. Finally each patient received an injection of
glucocorticoid. The examination and glucocorticoid treatment
were repeated after approximately 2 weeks, and a follow-up was
performed after another 5 weeks.

In the fibromyalgia group, there was a reduced tenderness to
digital palpation in response to the treatment. The localized
myalgia group responded with a general improvement of symptoms
as well as a significant reduction of pain intensity and tenderness to
digital palpation. The results of this study indicate that
patients with fibromyalgia and localized myalgia in many
respects show a similar response to local glucocorticoid
treatment.




Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
Ultra ATP+, Double Strength FibroSleep™ Energy NADH™ 12.5mg

Looking for Vitamins, Herbs and Supplements?
Search the ProHealth Store for Hundreds of Natural Health Products


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
NAD+ Ignite with Niagen

Featured Products

Vitamin D3 Extreme™ Vitamin D3 Extreme™
50,000 IU Vitamin D3 - Prescription Strength
Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor®
Reduce Fatigue up to 45%
Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
Improve Energy & Cognitive Function
FibroSleep™ FibroSleep™
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid
Optimized Curcumin Longvida® Optimized Curcumin Longvida®
Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health

Natural Remedies

Optimize Your Immune System Naturally: Thymic Protein A Optimize Your Immune System Naturally: Thymic Protein A
Carry a Massage Therapist in Your Pocket Carry a Massage Therapist in Your Pocket
Aches and Pains? A Simple Solution You'll Love Aches and Pains? A Simple Solution You'll Love
The Remarkable Benefits of Reishi Medicinal Mushrooms The Remarkable Benefits of Reishi Medicinal Mushrooms
Magnesium + Malic Acid: One-Two Punch for Pain & Fatigue Magnesium + Malic Acid: One-Two Punch for Pain & Fatigue

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
Get the latest news about Fibromyalgia, M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease and Natural Wellness

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2017 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map