Many adults experience bothersome neck/shoulder pain. While research and treatment strategies often focus on the upper trapezius, other neck/shoulder muscles may be affected as well. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the prevalence and anatomical location of muscle tenderness in adults with nonspecific neck/shoulder pain.
B M C Musculoskeletal Disorders, 2011, Vol 12
Managers and employees at universities, research institutions etc.; Adult; Aged; Analysis of Variance; Denmark; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Neck; Neck Pain; Pain Measurement; Palpation; Physical Examination; Predictive Value of Tests; Prevalence; Regression Analysis; Risk Assessment; Risk Factors; Severity of Illness Index; Shoulder; Shoulder Pain; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't