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Combination of Gluteal Trigger Points Dry Needling and Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy for Complex Low Back-Related Leg Pain.

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

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