Myofascial Pain Syndrome and Fibromalgia: A Comparison of the two disorders

Fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) are often indistinguishable from each other as their symptoms overlap. Also, patients with either one of these disorders has the tendency to develop the other one. In absence of proper diagnosis, patients suffering from both these disorders may be treated for only one of them.  However, it is important to distinguish the two disorders by proper diagnosis since the treatment modules for both are different.

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