Comparative Effectiveness of Different Nonsurgical Treatments for Patellar Tendinopathy: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis.

Related Articles Comparative Effectiveness of Different Nonsurgical Treatments for Patellar Tendinopathy: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis. Arthroscopy. 2019 Nov;35(11):3117-3131.e2 Authors: Chen PC, Wu KT, Chou WY, Huang YC, Wang LY, Yang TH, Siu KK, Tu YK Abstract PURPOSE: To investigate the functional improvement and pain reduction of different nonsurgical treatments for patellar tendinopathy (PT), a systematic review with network …

Effects Of Heat-Conduction Dry Needling Therapy On TRPV1 Channel In Rats.

Related Articles Effects Of Heat-Conduction Dry Needling Therapy On TRPV1 Channel In Rats. J Pain Res. 2019;12:2865-2874 Authors: Wang G, Wang X, Gao Q, Wang N, Zhou M Abstract Purpose: This study was aimed to investigate the effects of heat-conduction dry needling therapy on chronic myofascial pain syndrome (CMPS) in rats and explore the analgesic mechanisms by measuring the mRNA …

Comparison of the efficacy of dry needling and trigger point injections with exercise in temporomandibular myofascial pain treatment.

Related Articles Comparison of the efficacy of dry needling and trigger point injections with exercise in temporomandibular myofascial pain treatment. Turk J Phys Med Rehabil. 2019 Sep;65(3):228-235 Authors: Aksu Ö, Pekin Doğan Y, Sayıner Çağlar N, Şener BM Abstract Objectives: We aimed to compare the efficacy of dry needling, trigger point injection, and protection methods through physical exercise on clinical …

Cadaveric and ultrasonographic validation of needling placement in the obliquus capitis inferior muscle.

Related Articles Cadaveric and ultrasonographic validation of needling placement in the obliquus capitis inferior muscle. Musculoskelet Sci Pract. 2019 Oct 25;:102075 Authors: Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, Mesa-Jiménez JA, Lopez-Davis A, Koppenhaver SL, Arias-Buría JL Abstract BACKGROUND: Evidence suggests that suboccipital musculature plays an important role in headache. Proper therapeutic approaches targeting this muscle are needed. OBJECTIVE: Our aim was to determine with …

Nonpharmacological Treatment of Army Service Members with Chronic Pain Is Associated with Fewer Adverse Outcomes After Transition to the Veterans Health Administration.

Related Articles Nonpharmacological Treatment of Army Service Members with Chronic Pain Is Associated with Fewer Adverse Outcomes After Transition to the Veterans Health Administration. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Oct 28;: Authors: Meerwijk EL, Larson MJ, Schmidt EM, Adams RS, Bauer MR, Ritter GA, Buckenmaier C, Harris AHS Abstract BACKGROUND: Potential protective effects of nonpharmacological treatments (NPT) against long-term pain-related …

Non-surgical treatment of patellar tendinopathy: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials.

Related Articles Non-surgical treatment of patellar tendinopathy: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. J Sci Med Sport. 2019 Sep 13;: Authors: Vander Doelen T, Jelley W Abstract STUDY DESIGN: Systematic review of randomized controlled trials. OBJECTIVES: To determine the most effective non-surgical treatment interventions for reducing pain and improving function for patients with patellar tendinopathy. METHODS: Studies considered for …

Effectiveness between Dry Needling and Ischemic Compression in the Triceps Surae Latent Myofascial Trigger Points of Triathletes on Pressure Pain Threshold and Thermography: A Single Blinded Randomized Clinical Trial.

Related Articles Effectiveness between Dry Needling and Ischemic Compression in the Triceps Surae Latent Myofascial Trigger Points of Triathletes on Pressure Pain Threshold and Thermography: A Single Blinded Randomized Clinical Trial. J Clin Med. 2019 Oct 05;8(10): Authors: Benito-de-Pedro M, Becerro-de-Bengoa-Vallejo R, Losa-Iglesias ME, Rodríguez-Sanz D, López-López D, Cosín-Matamoros J, Martínez-Jiménez EM, Calvo-Lobo C Abstract BACKGROUND: Deep dry needling (DDN) …

Local heating of trigger points reduces neck and plantar fascia pain.

Related Articles Local heating of trigger points reduces neck and plantar fascia pain. J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 2019 Sep 20;: Authors: Petrofsky J, Laymon M, Lee H Abstract BACKGROUND: Heating the skin and muscles is a commonly accepted method of pain relief and a modality to increase relaxation in muscles and increase tissue blood flow. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the …

Effectiveness of dry needling for improving pain and disability in adults with tension-type, cervicogenic, or migraine headaches: protocol for a systematic review.

Effectiveness of dry needling for improving pain and disability in adults with tension-type, cervicogenic, or migraine headaches: protocol for a systematic review. Chiropr Man Therap. 2019;27:43 Authors: Pourahmadi M, Mohseni-Bandpei MA, Keshtkar A, Koes BW, Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, Dommerholt J, Bahramian M Abstract Background: Headache is the most common neurological symptoms worldwide, as over 90% of people have noted at least …

Myofascial pain and treatment: Editorial.

Related Articles Myofascial pain and treatment: Editorial. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2019 Jul;23(3):521-531 Authors: Dommerholt J, Hooks T, Chou LW, Finnegan M Abstract The first article featured in this quarter’s overview deserves special attention. Margalef and colleagues developed the first viable animal model of trigger points (TrPs). They also provided evidence of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) near TrPs, which is a new …