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2. Causes

Myofascial pain syndrome begins when trigger points develop within a muscle. These trigger points are sore patches where the muscle fibers are very tight, usually as the result of an injury, strain, or repetitive activity carried out over time. These trigger points become more and more painful as time passes. When the pain becomes chronic, doctors may diagnose myofascial pain syndrome.

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