Jay P Shah
Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
- Biochemicals associated with pain and inflammation are elevated in sites near to and remote from active myofascial trigger pointsJay P Shah
Rehabilitation Medicine Department, National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:16-23. 2008..To investigate the biochemical milieu of the upper trapezius muscle in subjects with active, latent, or absent myofascial trigger points (MTPs) and to contrast this with that of the noninvolved gastrocnemius muscle...
- An expansion of Simons' integrated hypothesis of trigger point formationRobert D Gerwin
Johns Hopkins University Pain and Rehabilitation Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20814 2432, USA
Curr Pain Headache Rep 8:468-75. 2004..We propose an expansion of this hypothesis to account for new experimental data and established muscle pathophysiology...
- An in vivo microanalytical technique for measuring the local biochemical milieu of human skeletal muscleJay P Shah
Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Clinical Research Center, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
J Appl Physiol 99:1977-84. 2005..The measured levels of analytes can be used to distinguish clinically distinct groups...
- Uncovering the biochemical milieu of myofascial trigger points using in vivo microdialysis: an application of muscle pain concepts to myofascial pain syndromeJay P Shah
Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1604 USA
J Bodyw Mov Ther 12:371-84. 2008..In this paper we relate the findings of elevated levels of sensitizing substances within painful muscle to the current theoretical framework of muscle pain and MTrP development...
- Re: the myofascial trigger point region: correlation between the degree of irritability and the prevalence of endplate noiseJay P Shah
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 86:1033-4; author reply 1034. 2007