Dry Needling and Photobiomodulation Decreases Myofascial Pain in Trapezius of Women: Randomized Blind Clinical Trial.

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Effect of Dry Needling on Spinal Reflex Excitability and Postural Control in Individuals With Chronic Ankle Instability.

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A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – October 2020.

Related Articles A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – October 2020. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2020 Oct;24(4):468-478 Authors: Dommerholt J, Thorp JN, Hooks T, Mayoral O Abstract With this edition, we welcome Dr. Orlando Mayoral from Toledo, Spain as a new contributor to this quarterly myofascial literature review. Dr. Mayoral has been studying myofascial pain since the …

Impact of physical therapists' instructions on function and the perception of post-dry needling soreness in mechanical cervical pain; a randomized clinical trial.

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Day of peak pain reduction by a single session of dry needling in the upper trapezius myofascial trigger points: A 14 daily follow-up study.

Related Articles Day of peak pain reduction by a single session of dry needling in the upper trapezius myofascial trigger points: A 14 daily follow-up study. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2020 Oct;24(4):7-12 Authors: Khanittanuphong P, Upho P Abstract BACKGROUND: Dry needling (DN) is commonly used to inactivate myofascial trigger points (MTrPs). However, a daily report of pain reduction has not …

Revolving doors of tendinopathy: definition, pathogenesis and treatment.

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Dry Needling and Acupuncture in Treatment of Dance-Related Injuries, MD, and PT Perspectives.

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Dry Needling of a Healthy Rat Achilles Tendon Increases Its Gene Expressions: A Pilot Study.

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Effectiveness of Invasive Techniques in Patients with Fibromyalgia: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

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Ultrasound-guided interventional procedures for myofascial trigger points: a systematic review.

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