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.

Related Articles Intramuscular stimulation vs sham needling for the treatment of chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy: A randomized controlled clinical trial. PLoS One. 2020;15(9):e0238579 Authors: Solomons L, Lee JJY, Bruce M, White LD, Scott A Abstract BACKGROUND: The insertion of filiform needles intramuscularly (a.k.a. intramuscular stimulation/dry needling) has been suggested as a possible treatment for various painful musculoskeletal conditions. Our aim …

Acupuncture and dry needling in the reduction of peripheral acute fatigue induced in the biceps braquii: protocol for a single-blinded randomized controlled clinical trial.

Related Articles Acupuncture and dry needling in the reduction of peripheral acute fatigue induced in the biceps braquii: protocol for a single-blinded randomized controlled clinical trial. J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2020 Sep 01;: Authors: Antonino GB, Paula de Lima Ferreira A, Nepomuceno Montenegro EJ, Galvão de Moura Filho A, Freire da Silva AF, Araújo MDGR Abstract The present study aims …

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.

Related Articles Effects of the Numbers and the Shapes of Venting Slits on Intraocular Pressure after Baerveldt Glaucoma Drainage Implant. Curr Eye Res. 2019 08;44(8):921-924 Authors: Honda R, Kasuga T, Murakami A, Matsuda A Abstract Purpose: Venting slits are widely used as an effective method to avoid the high intraocular pressure (IOP) phase immediately after the implantation of non-valved glaucoma …

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

Related Articles Spinal Manipulation and Electrical Dry Needling in Patients With Subacromial Pain Syndrome: A Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2020 Aug 28;:1-46 Authors: Dunning J, Butts R, Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, Walsh S, Goult C, Gillett B, Arias-Buria JL, Garcia J, Young IA Abstract OBJECTIVES: To compare the effects of spinal thrust-manipulation and electrical dry needling (TMEDN-group) …

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?

Related Articles Needling: is there a point? J Man Manip Ther. 2019 Jul;27(3):125-127 Authors: Dommerholt J, Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, Petersen SM PMID: 31230588 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Read original article at PubMed >

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 …