Table 1

List of muscles examined for presence of MTrPs


upper trapezius muscle

middle trapezius muscle

lower trapezius muscle

Infraspinatus muscle

supraspinatus muscle

subscapularis muscle

teres minor muscle

teres major muscle

anterior deltoid muscle

middle deltoid muscle

posterior deltoid muscle

pectoralis major muscle

pectoralis minor muscle

biceps brachii muscle

triceps brachii muscle

scalene muscles

subclavius muscle


Bron et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011 12:139   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-12-139

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