Myofascial Pain Treatment Center, the longest running clinic of it's kind in New England,  has been helping people get relief from pain since 1986. It is the premiere clinic in New England that offers manual trigger point therapy, trigger point needling and Fascial Manipulation.

Our centrally located clinic offers easy access from Boston and Cambridge and the Greater Boston metropolitan area.


Erika Bourne, RN, CMTPT 


Erika has owned and operated Myofascial Pain Treatment Center, LLC in the Metrowest Boston area for over thirty one years.  She is a Registered Nurse and is a Board Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist.  After completing  two years of training at the Academy of Myotherapy and Physical Fitness/Bonnie Prudden School in Lenox, Massachusetts, she moved to Waltham, MA and started her practice in 1986. After 25 years in Waltham, she moved the office to Watertown in 2012. In addition to a full time practice, she is on the faculty of Myopain Seminars, the most comprehensive trigger point needling training program.


Erika is certified in Trigger Point Needling and Manual Trigger Point Therapy by the  Janet G. Travell, MD  Myopain Seminar Seriestm.  She has completed all three levels of the Stecco Fascial Manipulation training.

She was the President of the  National Association of Myofascial Trigger Point Therapists from 2007-2011 and is now an Honorary Lifetime Member, and is a member of the International MyoPain Society, the American Society of Pain Management Nursing, the International Pelvic Pain Society, the Fascia Research Congress, Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, and the American Nurses Association.

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