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Dr. Charles Armour

Chiropractor

Dr. Charles Armour is a top Chiropractor in Olathe, KS. With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to his specialty, Dr. Charles Armour is an expert in changing the lives of his patients for the better. Through his designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Charles Armour is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in his field, Dr. Charles Armour is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. He embodies the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Olathe, Kansas, Dr. Charles Armour is a true asset to his field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
2 years Experience
Dr. Charles W. Armour
  • Olathe, Kansas
  • Cleveland University Kansas CIty
  • Accepting new patients

What is myofascial pain syndrome? How is it treated?

Myofascia (myo-muscle fascia- the membrane that defines a particular muscle or muscle group and provides the ability of one muscle to contract and slide over other muscles). Myofascial READ MORE
Myofascia (myo-muscle fascia- the membrane that defines a particular muscle or muscle group and provides the ability of one muscle to contract and slide over other muscles). Myofascial pain syndrome is considered to be chronic. This syndrome may occur after repetitive use of a muscle or muscle group, perhaps from her job (if she works) or from hobbies that use repetitive motion. Another cause can be stress resulting in muscle tension. Trigger points in the muscle cause pain signals to be generated. Many times, this pain may also be felt in (seemingly) unrelated areas of the body along myofascial plane lines These plane lines connect muscle groups together and the existing trigger points cause tension in the fascia, in turn causing the referred pain in associated areas. Pain symptoms related to myofascial pain syndrome typically remain constant or worsen over time. Relaxation techniques can help if the pain is induced by stress-related tension.

Here are some alternative care therapies that can help reduce or eliminate the pain:
            Manual trigger point therapy
            Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization of the tissues
            Myofascial Release Technique (MFR)
            Some massage techniques
            Cupping

Allopathic resources include:
            Trigger point injections
            Pain medications
            Physical Therapy