A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – January 2020.
J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2020 Apr;24(2):213-224
Authors: Dommerholt J, Thorp JN, Chou LW, Hooks T
We are starting 2020 with 6 basic research studies, 9 review articles, 14 dry needling/injection studies, and one manual therapy paper for a total of 30 new papers. Topics range from studies on mechanisms, inflammatory mediators in myofascial pain, fascia, screening, Platelet-rich plasma intramuscular injections, and temporal summation to clinical studies on patients with tension-type headache, chronic pelvic pain, knee osteoarthritis, plantar fasciitis, generalized musculoskeletal pain, neck pain, breast cancer, tendinopathies, thoracic outlet syndrome, and canine dry needling, among others.
PMID: 32507147 [PubMed – in process]