DOI: 10.5935/2595-0118.20180028
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Abstract: BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The myofascial syndrome is a painful regional disorder that is characterized by the presence of painful points that cause referred pain in other sites different from the one of origin, known as trigger points. The use of topical anesthetic associated with acupressure to release trigger points helps to alleviate pain during the myofascial release. The objective of this study was to calibrate instruments to evaluate the topical anesthetic action of lidocaine in active myofascial trigge…

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