The Role of Myofascial Release in Treating Patients with Tension-Type Headaches: A Critically Appraised Topic

in International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training
Irfan A. Khan LAT, ATC * , 1 and Kelley Henderson EdD, LAT, ATC * , 2
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  • 1 Florida International University
  • 2 University of West Florida
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Clinical Question: What is the efficacy of myofascial release, combined with trigger point therapy, in treating pain in patients with tension-type headaches? Clinical Bottom Line: There is significant evidence to support the use of myofascial release and trigger point therapy in patients with pain from tension-type headaches.

Khan is with Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA. Henderson is with the Department of Movement Sciences and Health, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL, USA.

Khan (Ikhan018@med.fiu.edu) is corresponding author.
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