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NIH HEAL Initiative Workshop on Myofascial Pain

Date: September 16, 2020 - 8:45 a.m. ET to September 17, 2020 3:30 p.m. ET

Location: Zoom and NIH Videocast

Event Description

Please join us for an NIH Helping to End Addiction Long-termSM (HEAL) Initiative Workshop on Myofascial Pain, “Quantitative Evaluation of Myofascial Tissues: Potential Impact for Musculoskeletal Pain Research.” This free two-day virtual workshop is jointly organized by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health and the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering.

Experts in the field will present in-depth analyses of the state of science of myofascial pain, current usage of technologies (e.g., methodologies) and their limitations, current technologies to be adapted for myofascial pain biomarker imaging or recording, and emerging technologies and methodologies. View the agenda for information on speakers and topics.

Register for this research workshop at If you have questions, please email

NIH partners for this event include the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research, the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

If you require an assistive device, service, or other reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Ms. Desiree Tucker to discuss your needs at 240-483-4185, or via email at Note that captioning is available via NIH videocast and that Zoom attendees can request captioning through the Federal Relay Service. Please notify at least 10 days prior to the workshop for accommodations.

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