Efficacy of Needling Revision After XEN Gel Stent Implantation: A Prospective Study.

Related Articles Efficacy of Needling Revision After XEN Gel Stent Implantation: A Prospective Study. J Glaucoma. 2020 01;29(1):11-14 Authors: Midha N, Gillmann K, Chaudhary A, Mermoud A, Mansouri K Abstract INTRODUCTION: The XEN gel stent is currently the only minimally invasive glaucoma surgical device that targets the subconjunctival outflow pathway through an ab interno placement. It has demonstrated a significant …

Elite athletes' experiences of musculoskeletal pain management using neuroanatomical dry needling: A qualitative study in Swedish track and field.

Related Articles Elite athletes’ experiences of musculoskeletal pain management using neuroanatomical dry needling: A qualitative study in Swedish track and field. J Sci Med Sport. 2020 Jul 23;: Authors: Thompson R, Prosell M, Timpka T Abstract OBJECTIVES: To investigate how elite track and field athletes with a history of musculoskeletal pain (MSKP) describe their perceptions of clinical treatments based on …

A new treatment modality in piriformis syndrome: Ultrasound guided dry needling treatment.

A new treatment modality in piriformis syndrome: Ultrasound guided dry needling treatment. Agri. 2020 Aug;32(3):175-176 Authors: Bağcıer F, Tufanoğlu FH Abstract Piriformis syndrome is a painful entrapment neuropathy caused by compression of the sciatic nerve under piriformis muscle for structural or acquired reasons. Myofascial pain syndrome is the most common cause. There are physical therapy modalities, stretching exercises, injection therapies …

Effects of Trigger Point Dry Needling on Neuromuscular Performance and Pain of Individuals Affected by Patellofemoral Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Related Articles Effects of Trigger Point Dry Needling on Neuromuscular Performance and Pain of Individuals Affected by Patellofemoral Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Pain Res. 2020;13:1677-1686 Authors: Ma YT, Li LH, Han Q, Wang XL, Jia PY, Huang QM, Zheng YJ Abstract Purpose: To investigate the effects of trigger point dry needling (TrP-DN) on exercise-induced patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS). …

Structural and Functional Changes in the Coupling of Fascial Tissue, Skeletal Muscle, and Nerves During Aging.

Related Articles Structural and Functional Changes in the Coupling of Fascial Tissue, Skeletal Muscle, and Nerves During Aging. Front Physiol. 2020;11:592 Authors: Zullo A, Fleckenstein J, Schleip R, Hoppe K, Wearing S, Klingler W Abstract Aging is a one-way process associated with profound structural and functional changes in the organism. Indeed, the neuromuscular system undergoes a wide remodeling, which involves …

Percutaneous Electrolysis in the Treatment of Lateral Epicondylalgia: A Single-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial.

Related Articles Percutaneous Electrolysis in the Treatment of Lateral Epicondylalgia: A Single-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial. J Clin Med. 2020 Jul 01;9(7): Authors: Rodríguez-Huguet M, Góngora-Rodríguez J, Lomas-Vega R, Martín-Valero R, Díaz-Fernández Á, Obrero-Gaitán E, Ibáñez-Vera AJ, Rodríguez-Almagro D Abstract Few studies have considered the effects of percutaneous electrolysis (PE) in the treatment of lateral epicondylalgia (LE). For this reason, the …

Change of tear lipid mediators in a post-trabeculectomy cohort.

Change of tear lipid mediators in a post-trabeculectomy cohort. Ocul Surf. 2020 Jul 02;: Authors: Ambaw YA, Wong T, Chong R, Ah H, Ji S, Raida M, Torta F, Wenk MR, Tong L Abstract PURPOSE: Trabeculectomy surgery could affect ocular surface disease (OSD) in several ways, through cessation of long term glaucoma eyedrops, exposure to operative mitomycin C and post-operative …

Effects of Trigger Point Dry Needling for the Management of Knee Pain Syndromes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Related Articles Effects of Trigger Point Dry Needling for the Management of Knee Pain Syndromes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Clin Med. 2020 Jun 29;9(7): Authors: Rahou-El-Bachiri Y, Navarro-Santana MJ, Gómez-Chiguano GF, Cleland JA, Villanueva IL, Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, Ortega-Santiago R, Plaza-Manzano G Abstract BACKGROUND: To evaluate the effect of trigger point dry needling alone or as an adjunct with …

XEN Implant Fracture During Needling Procedure.

Related Articles XEN Implant Fracture During Needling Procedure. J Glaucoma. 2019 12;28(12):1086-1089 Authors: Olivari S, Cutolo CA, Negri L, Cappelli F, Testa V, Iester M, Traverso CE Abstract PURPOSE: The XEN implant is a small hydrophilic stent designed to be implanted permanently for the treatment of glaucoma. As with other bleb-forming surgical procedures, needling is part of postoperative care. We …

Enhancing Trigger Point Dry Needling Safety by Ultrasound Skin-to-Rib Measurement: An inter-Rater Reliability Study.

Related Articles Enhancing Trigger Point Dry Needling Safety by Ultrasound Skin-to-Rib Measurement: An inter-Rater Reliability Study. J Clin Med. 2020 Jun 23;9(6): Authors: Folli A, Schneebeli A, Ballerini S, Mena F, Soldini E, Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, Barbero M Abstract Dry needling (DN) is a minimally invasive treatment technique widely used by physical therapists to treat myofascial trigger points (MTrP). Even if …

The much anticipated release of our 3rd textbook is here!

Dr. Ma’s Neurologic Dry Needling© (NDN) is the first book presenting a neuroscience-based dry needling approach for pain management, physical rehabilitation and sports medicine. Neurologic Dry Needling systemically targets peripheral neurogenic sensitivity to reduce neurologic burdens, optimize neurologic capability, improve neuro-immune function, and maximize systemic homeostasis to achieve the best clinical results. OUTSTANDING FEATURES: Using the peripheral nervous system as a …