Myofascial pain can be an acute or chronic pain disorder and is well recognized in people. It is defined as a condition where pressure on sensitive, hyper-irritable spots located within taut bands in muscle, called myofascial trigger points, or MTPs, causes pain in the muscle and sometimes in seemingly unrelated parts of the body. This is also true for dogs.
Sadly, myofascial pain in dogs is greatly under-recognized and therefore often goes untreated. It is most often diagnosed by careful … Read More »
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