Myofascial Pain Syndrome Mega Study
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Myofascial Pain Syndrome
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Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Causes of Myofascial Pain Syndrome

User reported causes of Myofascial Pain Syndrome based on their intuition.

Cause Agree
Fan / Air Conditioning 100%
Open Windows 100%
Cold Weather 100%
Prolonged Sitting 100%
Damp Weather 100%
Cold Rooms 100%
Climbing Stairs / Steps 67%
Keyboard Use 66%
Muscle Overuse 64%
Fibromyalgia 63%
Draughts 50%
Poor Posture 50%
Normal Everyday Tasks 50%
Coming Into Contact With Cold Objects 50%
Lumber Disc Trauma 50%
Walking on Uneven Surfaces 50%
Standing Relatively Motionless 50%
Nutritional Deficiencies (Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin D, Boron, ...) 38%
Cradling Phone in Shoulder 35%
Car Commute 33%
Connective Tissue Disorder (E.g. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome) 31%
Spinal Cord Injury 20%
Car Commute (Using Right Foot on Accelerator) 17%
Multiple Sclerosis 5%

Conditions Resulting from Myofascial Pain Syndrome

User-reported conditions resulting from Myofascial Pain Syndrome based on their intuition.

Resulting Condition Agree
Neurological Problems and Chronic Pain 15%

Treatments

User-reported effectiveness in treating Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Treatment Major Improvement Moderate Improvement Much Worse No Effect Worse Responses
Physical Therapy 5% 45% 9% 18% 23% 22
TENS 0% 14% 0% 43% 43% 7
Amitriptyline 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 1
Lyrica 10% 20% 0% 50% 20% 10
Stretching 4% 54% 4% 31% 8% 26
Myofascial Release 15% 54% 0% 23% 8% 13
Tramadol (Ultram, Ultram ER) 0% 50% 0% 38% 13% 8
Neurontin (Gabapentin) 0% 25% 17% 42% 17% 12
Deep Tissue Massage 7% 71% 4% 7% 11% 28
Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) 5% 33% 5% 52% 5% 21
Electroacupuncture 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1
Trigger Point Injections 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% 2
Bio-Freeze 17% 67% 17% 0% 0% 6
Trigger Point Therapy 13% 67% 0% 7% 13% 15
Cymbalta 9% 36% 18% 18% 18% 11
Voltaren Gel 14% 57% 0% 29% 0% 7
Diazepam (Valium) 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1
Topamax 33% 33% 0% 0% 33% 3
Acetaminophen/Paracetamol (Tylenol) 0% 21% 21% 57% 0% 14
Acupunture 8% 25% 17% 50% 0% 12
Darvocet (Propoxyphene Napsylate/Acetaminophen) 17% 50% 0% 33% 0% 6
Clonazepam (Rivotril) (Klonopin) 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1
Active Nerve Stimulation 0% 63% 0% 25% 13% 8
Naprosyn/Naproxen (Aleve) 0% 57% 7% 21% 14% 14
Contrast Baths 0% 50% 0% 25% 25% 4
Move Often 0% 50% 11% 33% 6% 18
Deep Tissue Self-Massage 0% 55% 5% 15% 25% 20
Nucynta (Tapentadol) 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 2
Magnesium and Potassium 0% 0% 50% 25% 25% 4

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Myofascial Pain Syndrome Info

Property Value
Variable Name Myofascial Pain Syndrome
Aggregation Method MEAN
Analysis Performed At 2020-03-02
Duration of Action 24 hours
Maximum Allowed Value 5 out of 5
Minimum Allowed Value 1 out of 5
Number of Aggregate Predictors 0
Number of Aggregate Outcomes 0
Number of Measurements 0
Number of Measurements (including those generated by tagged, joined, or child variables) 0
Public true
Onset Delay 0 seconds
Unit 1 to 5 Rating
User Variables 0
Variable Category Symptoms
Variable ID 86870