Health-related Quality of Life in Patients with Myofascial Pain Syndrome


Celiker R. , Atalay A., Guven Z.

CURRENT PAIN AND HEADACHE REPORTS, cilt.14, ss.361-366, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 14 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s11916-010-0141-7
  • Dergi Adı: CURRENT PAIN AND HEADACHE REPORTS
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.361-366

Özet

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.