Molecular and Structural Effects of Percutaneous Interventions in Chronic Achilles Tendinopathy.

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The effectiveness of acupuncture in the management of persistent regional myofascial head and neck pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

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The Effectiveness of Minimally Invasive Techniques in the Treatment of Patellar Tendinopathy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

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Comparison of dry needling and trigger point manual therapy in patients with neck and upper back myofascial pain syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Related Articles Comparison of dry needling and trigger point manual therapy in patients with neck and upper back myofascial pain syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Man Manip Ther. 2020 Sep 22;:1-11 Authors: Lew J, Kim J, Nair P Abstract BACKGROUND: Patients with myofascial pain syndrome of the neck and upper back have active trigger points and may present …

Dry needling for the management of spasticity, pain, and range of movement in adults after stroke: A systematic review.

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The use of dry needling versus corticosteroid injection to treat lateral epicondylitis: a prospective, randomized, controlled study.

The use of dry needling versus corticosteroid injection to treat lateral epicondylitis: a prospective, randomized, controlled study. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2020 Sep 17;: Authors: Uygur E, AktaŞ B, Gül Yilmazoglu E Abstract BACKGROUND: Lateral epicondylitis (LE) is a common disease especially at middle age. To address LE different types of treatments have been used. Corticosteroid (CS) injections and dry …

The effectiveness of the masseteric nerve block compared with trigger point injections and dry needling in myofascial pain.

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A survey of American physical therapists' current practice of dry needling: Practice patterns and adverse events.

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Effectiveness of manual therapy in patients with tension-type headache. A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Effectiveness of manual therapy in patients with tension-type headache. A systematic review and meta-analysis. Disabil Rehabil. 2020 Sep 12;:1-10 Authors: Kamonseki DH, Lopes EP, van der Meer HA, Calixtre LB Abstract PURPOSE: To systematically review the evidence about the effectiveness of manual therapy (MT) on pain intensity, frequency and impact of headache in individuals with tension-type headache (TTH). METHODS: Medline, …

Intramuscular stimulation vs sham needling for the treatment of chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy: A randomized controlled clinical trial.

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