CURRENT PAIN AND HEADACHE REPORTS, cilt.14, ss.361-366, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)
Health-related quality of life is being emphasized because people who are living with a chronic illness are demanding that the qualities of their lives are enhanced. Health-related quality of life defines the effects of diseases or symptoms including musculoskeletal conditions on functioning and a sense of well being. This review highlights the results of quality-of-life measurements in patients with myofascial pain syndrome while providing a comparison with various musculoskeletal disorders, emphasizing the domains that are affected for each specific disease. Also, myofascial pain studies that included quality-of-life measurement as an outcome variable are considered.