Myofascial pain injury is common among people with soft tissue injuries to muscles and surrounding connective tissue. President John F. Kennedy suffered from chronic myofascial pain injury from World War II. His White House physician, Dr. Janet Travell, wrote the first edition of a medical treatise, Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: The Trigger Point Manual. We have represented many people with chronic myofascial pain resulting from injuries in a wide variety of accidents.
However, insurance claims people and defense lawyers tend to place little value on “soft tissue” injuries to muscles, tendons, and ligaments. They