Muscle Pain: Understanding the Mechanisms

  • Siegfried Mense
  • Robert D. Gerwin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Siegfried Mense, Robert D. Gerwin
    Pages 1-15
  3. Thomas Graven-Nielsen, Siegfried Mense
    Pages 177-205
  4. S. Mense, Alfonse T. Masi
    Pages 207-249
  5. Thomas Graven-Nielsen, Lars Arendt-Nielsen
    Pages 251-268
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 269-317

About this book


As one half of a comprehensive two-volume publication that covers every angle of muscle pain and is edited by two of the leading figures in the field, this volume details the basic mechanisms of chronic muscle pain syndromes. It provides the practitioner with a deeper understanding of the physical processes involved in these often misunderstood conditions, and in clarifying the nature of muscle pain enables health care professionals to provide more effective treatment.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Siegfried Mense
    • 1
  • Robert D. Gerwin
    • 2
  1. 1.Centrum für Biomedizin und, Medizintechnik Mannheim (CBTM)Universität HeidelbergMannheimGermany
  2. 2.Pain & Rehabilitation MedicineJohns Hopkins UniversityBethesdaUSA

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