Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for Myofascial Pain Guidelines

Updated: Mar 15, 2019
  • Author: Jennifer E Finley, MD, FAAPMR; Chief Editor: Dean H Hommer, MD  more...
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Guidelines

Guidelines Summary

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

Consensus guidelines on the management of chronic pelvic pain (CPP) from  state the following with regard to myofascial CPP [45] :

  • Health-care providers need greater awareness of myofascial dysfunction as a source of CPP and of the available treatments
  • Management of CPP due to myofascial dysfunction should include patient engagement in a home stretching and exercise program