Understanding Anatomy and
Myofascial Trigger Points

Muscle Manual

Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction

The Trigger Point Manual, Volumes 1&2, 3rd Edition – Travell and Simons (2019)

Manual Trigger Point Therapy

Roland Gautschi (2019)

Myofascial Trigger Points

Dr. Jan Dommerholt, Peter Huijbregts (2010)

Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Techniques

Chaitow and DeLany, Vols 1&2 (2007)

Other Recommended Reading

Manual Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes

Fernandez de las Peñas, Dommerholt, Eds. (2015)

Assessment and Treatment of Muscle Imbalance (The Janda Approach)

Page, Frank & Lardner (2010)

Tension Type and Cervicogenic Headache

Fernandez de las Peñas (2010)

Muscle Pain: Understanding the Mechanisms Vol 1&2

Mense and Gerwin (2010)

Muscle Pain: Diagnosis and Treatment – Mense and Gerwin (2010)

Clinical Mastery in the Treatment of Myofascial Pain – Whyte-Fergusson and Gerwin (2004)

Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia Syndromes – Peter Baldry (2001)

A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Understanding, Locating and Treating Myofascial Trigger Points – Chaitow and Fritz (2006) 

Clinical Sports Medicine – Brukner and Khan (5th Edition 2017) 

Craniofacial Pain. Neuromusculoskeletal Assessment, Treatment and Management – Harry von Piekartz (2007) 

The Culture of Pain – David Morris (1991 – but still a classic) 

Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies (Quarterly Journal)

Patient Self-Help Resources

The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook

Clair and Amber Davies (2013)

Trigger Point Therapy for Low Back Pain

Sauer and Biancalana (2010)

Injury-Free Running

Michaud (2013)

Musculoskeletal Pain and Trigger Points

The Pressure Positive Company

Tiger Tail Self-Help Products

Other Resources for Patients

Fun Stuff for Patients

Ripping Yarns – Book by Lorimer Moseley

Lorimer Moseley – Snake Bite Story

Why I Killed My Standing Desk (Life Hacker)

My TMJ Technique Videos

Extra-oral NMT techniques
(YouTube link)

Intra-oral NMT techniques
(YouTube link)