Muscle Spasm A Proposed Procedure for Differential Diagnosis
 
   

Muscle Spasm A Proposed Procedure for Differential Diagnosis

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J Man Med 1991;   6 (4):   136-139

Janda, V.

An attempt to introduce differential diagnosis of muscle spasm is Five types of muscle spasm are differentiated, resulting from dysfunction of the limbic system, spinal segmental sysfunction, trigger points, pain irritation, and muscle tightness. The importance of increased muscle tone in back pain disorders is stressed, and basic proposals for therapy are presented.


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