Headache with Myofascial Origin


avatar S Sattari 1 , *

Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

how to cite: Sattari S. Headache with Myofascial Origin. Shiraz E-Med J.8(4): 188-182.


Myofascial pain syndromes are a prevalent cause among the patients with compliant of pain. They also can manifest as migraine type headache, tinnitus, nausea and vomiting. The purpose of this article is to explain the role of physical medicine exams and rehabilitative exercices in diagnosis and treatment of headaches with myofascial origin, and also to remind that they should be considered as a possible etiology when work up studies for headache are normal.

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