The Long-Term Effectiveness of Trigger Point Dry Needling and Exercise for Individuals With Shoulder Pain: A Critically Appraised Topic.

Related Articles The Long-Term Effectiveness of Trigger Point Dry Needling and Exercise for Individuals With Shoulder Pain: A Critically Appraised Topic. J Sport Rehabil. 2020 Sep 01;:1-6 Authors: Matsel K, Davies C, Uhl T Abstract Clinical Scenario: Shoulder pain is a very common symptom encountered in outpatient physical therapy practice. In addition to therapeutic exercise and manual therapy interventions, trigger …

Effects of the Numbers and the Shapes of Venting Slits on Intraocular Pressure after Baerveldt Glaucoma Drainage Implant.

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Spinal Manipulation and Electrical Dry Needling in Patients With Subacromial Pain Syndrome: A Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial.

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Effects of dry needling on symptomatic hallux valgus: A randomized single blind clinical trial.

Related Articles Effects of dry needling on symptomatic hallux valgus: A randomized single blind clinical trial. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2020 Jul;24(3):246-251 Authors: Kharazmi AS, Okhovatian F, Baghban AA, Mosallanezhad Z, Kojidi MM, Azimi H Abstract OBJECTIVES: The purpose of the present study was to determine the short and medium effects of dry needling (DN) on myofascial trigger points (MTrPs) …

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

Related Articles A critical overview of the current myofascial pain literature – July 2020. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2020 Jul;24(3):307-320 Authors: Dommerholt J, Hooks T, Thorp JN, Chou LW Abstract We are sad to report that following this issue, Dr. Li-Wei Chou will no longer be able to contribute to this quarterly literature overview. Unfortunately, his work responsibilities have increased …

Multimodal management of patellar tendinopathy in basketball players: A retrospective chart review pilot study.

Related Articles Multimodal management of patellar tendinopathy in basketball players: A retrospective chart review pilot study. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2020 Jul;24(3):267-272 Authors: Vander Doelen T, Scott A Abstract BACKGROUND: The aim of this observational study was to document changes in pain, dysfunction, and fear of movement in basketball players using a multimodal rehabilitation approach for managing patellar tendinopathy. METHODS: …

Needling: is there a point?

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Management of Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction with Probing, Experience in a Mexican Eye Center.

Related Articles Management of Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction with Probing, Experience in a Mexican Eye Center. Nepal J Ophthalmol. 2019 Jul;11(22):189-196 Authors: Zuazo F, Morales OO, Tovilla ML, Castañeda ÁN Abstract OBJECTIVE: To describe the management, complications and prognosis of lacrimalprobing in patients with congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (CNLDO). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Retrospective, observational and analytical study. We studied the …

Effectiveness of dry needling for upper extremity spasticity, quality of life and function in subacute phase stroke patients.

Related Articles Effectiveness of dry needling for upper extremity spasticity, quality of life and function in subacute phase stroke patients. Acupunct Med. 2020 Aug 20;:964528420947426 Authors: Cuenca Zaldívar JN, Calvo S, Bravo-Esteban E, Oliva Ruiz P, Santi-Cano MJ, Herrero P Abstract BACKGROUND: Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in Europe, represents one of the most common causes of …

Comparing two dry needling interventions for plantar heel pain: a randomised controlled trial.

Comparing two dry needling interventions for plantar heel pain: a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open. 2020 Aug 20;10(8):e038033 Authors: Al-Boloushi Z, Gómez-Trullén EM, Arian M, Fernández D, Herrero P, Bellosta-López P Abstract OBJECTIVES: To compare the effectiveness of dry needling (DN) versus percutaneous needle electrolysis (PNE) for improving the level of pain, function and quality of life (QoL) of patients …

Management practices in myofascial pain syndrome among physical therapists in Karachi, Pakistan: A cross sectional survey.

Related Articles Management practices in myofascial pain syndrome among physical therapists in Karachi, Pakistan: A cross sectional survey. J Pak Med Assoc. 2020 Jul;70(7):1220-1224 Authors: Sherazi SAH, Soomro RR, Ahmad M, Rehman BU, Shah SSH Abstract OBJECTIVE: To investigate the treatment practice in myofascial pain syndrome among physical therapists in an urban setting. METHODS: The cross-sectional study was conducted from …