helpful links

Pittsburgh School of Pain Management   my training

National Association of Myofascial Trigger Point Therapists

Locate a therapist for other areas of the USA and the world


Fibromyalgia (FMS) and Chronic Myofascial Pain (CMP) with Devin Starlanyl


Self care tools

I always carry the Backnobber 2, it is a very good self care tool!



Some links you might find interesting:  David G. Simons, MD a true medical pioneer

Mary Jo Smiley  is listed at


medical articles

Trigger Points: Diagnosis and Management - February 15, 2002 - American Family Physician  

a good article although in trying to show the difference between trigger points and tender points, they get it wrong.  figure 1 in the article shows the tender points, NOT trigger points.  sigh, no wonder your doctor is confused!

 Trigger Point and Referred Pain Guide


Thorasic Outlet Syndrome






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