Needling the needy for pain erasure


Dry Needling Research Articles Published in the year 2016-17 :

1. Effectiveness of dry needling for myofascial trigger points associated with neck and shoulder pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Liu L, Huang QM, Liu QG et al,Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 May;96(5):944-55

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2. Surface Electromyographic Activity of the Upper Trapezius Before and After a Single Dry Needling Session in Female Office Workers with Trapezius Myalgia.

De Meulemeester K, Calders P et al,Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2017 Jun 21.

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3. Multimodal Care in the Management of a Patient with Chronic Tendinopathy of the Biceps Femoris: A Case Report.

Martin BR. J Chiropr Med. 2017 Jun;16(2):156-162.

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4. Effect of fascia dryneedling on non-specific thoracic pain - A proposed dryneedling grading system.

Anandkumar S , Manivasagam M , Physiother Theory Pract. 2017 May;33(5):420-428.

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5. Effectiveness of Different Deep DryNeedling Dosages in the Treatment of Patients with Cervical Myofascial Pain: A Pilot RCT.

Fernández-Carnero J, Gilarranz-de-Frutos L et al, Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2017 Mar 14.

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6. Referred Pain Patterns of the Infraspinatus Muscle Elicited by Deep DryNeedling and Manual Palpation.

Poveda-Pagán EJ et al, J Altern Complement Med. 2017 Mar 7.

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7. Complaints of upper extremity numbness and tingling relieved with dry needling of the teres minor and infraspinatus: a case report.

Lane E, Clewley D, Koppenhaver S.JOSPT, 2017 Apr;47(4):287-292

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8. The effect of dryneedling on the radiating pain in subjects with discogenic low-back pain: A randomized control trial.

Mahmoudzadeh A, Rezaeian ZS, Karimi A, Dommerholt J.J Res Med Sci 2016; 21-86

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9. Evidence and expert opinions: Dryneedling versus acupuncture (II): The American Alliance /8520for Professional Acupuncture Safety (AAPAS) White Paper 2016.

Fan AY, Xu J, Li YM, Chinese journal of integrative medicine, 2017 Feb;23(2):83-90.

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10. The Effectiveness of Trigger Point DryNeedling for Musculoskeletal Conditions by Physical Therapists: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Gattie E, Cleland JA, Snodgrass S.J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2017 Mar;47(3):133-149.

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11. Contribution of DryNeedling to Individualized Physical Therapy Treatment of Shoulder Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Pérez-Palomares S, Oliván-Blázquez B et al, J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2017 Jan;47(1):11-20.

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12. Effects of dryneedling (DNHS technique) on the contractile properties of spastic muscles in a patient with stroke: a case report.

Calvo S, Quintero I, Herrero P.Int J Rehabil Res. 2016 Dec;39(4):372-376.

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13. Effects of myofascial trigger point dryneedling in patients with sleep bruxism and temporomandibular disorders: a prospective case series.

Blasco-Bonora PM, Martín-Pintado-Zugasti A.Acupunct Med. 2017 Mar;35(1):69-74.

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14. Therapeutic effects of dryneedling in patients with upper trapezius myofascial trigger points.

Abbaszadeh-Amirdehi M, et al, Acupunct Med. 2017 Apr;35(2):85-92.

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15. Comparison of the Efficacy of DryNeedling and High-Power Pain Threshold Ultrasound Therapy with Clinical Status and Sonoelastography in Myofascial Pain Syndrome.

Aridici R, Yetisgin A, et al, Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Oct;95(10):e149-58.

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16. Trigger Point Dry Needling

JOSPT, 2017 Volume:47 Issue:3 Pages:150–150

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17. Dryneedling in the management of myofascialtriggerpoints: A systematicreview of randomizedcontrolledtrials.

Espejo-Antúnez L, Tejeda JF, et al, Complement Ther Med. 2017 Aug;33:46-57.

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18. Effectiveness of dry needling and high-volume image-guided injection in the management of chronic mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy in adult population: a literature review.

F. A. Chaudhry, Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol (2017) 27:441–448

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19. Effects of dry needling on spinal mobility and trigger points in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome.

Adelaida María Castro-Sánchez,et al, Pain Physician 2017; 20:37-52

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20. Comparison of two different dry-needling techniques in the treatment of myofascial pain syndrome.

Ozlem Tasoglu et al, Agri 2017;29(1):9–16

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21. Decreased spontaneous electrical activity and acetylcholine at myofascial trigger spots after dry needling treatment: a pilot study.

Qing-Guang Liu, et al, Evidence-Based Compleand Alt Med, 2017, Article ID 3938191, 7 pages

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22. Dry needling increases muscle thickness in a subject with persistent muscle Dysfunction: a case report.

Kevin M. Cross, et al, The Inter Jour of Sports Physi The, Volume 12, Number 3, June 2017

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23. Efficacy of quadriceps vastus medialis dry needling in a rehabilitation protocol after surgical reconstruction of complete anterior cruciate ligament rupture.

Velázquez-Saornil et al. Medicine (2017) 96:17

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24. Comparison of two angles of approach for trigger point dry needling of the lumbar multifidus in human donors (cadavers)

Manual TherapyVolume 26, December 2016, Pages 160-164

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25. Clinical effects of dry needling among asymptomatic individuals with hamstring tightness: a randomized controlled trial.

Claire Bradley; Alan Hofman, JOSPT. 46(1):161, Jan 2016

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26. Beneficial Effects of Dry Needling for Treatment of Chronic Myofascial Pain Persist for 6 Weeks After Treatment Completion.

PM & RVolume 9, Issue 2, February 2017, Pages 105-112

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27. Trigger point dry needling versus strain–counterstrain technique for upper trapezius myofascial trigger points: a randomised controlled trial.

E Segura-Ortí, S Prades-Vergara, et al, Acupuncture in Medicine 2016;34:171-177

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28. Dry needling and treadmill running on inducing pathological changes in rat achilles tendon the effect of dry needling and treadmill running on inducing pathological changes in rat achilles tendon treadmill running on inducing pathological changes in rat achilles tendon.

J.-S. Kang, B. Kim, K.-H. Lee, Connect Tissue Res. 2015 Nov;56(6):452-60

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29. Effects of dry needling to the symptomatic versus control shoulder in patients with unilateral subacromial pain syndrome.

Koppenhaver S, et al, Manual TherapyVolume 26, December 2016, Pages 62-69

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30. The association between dry needling-induced twitch response and change in pain and muscle function in patients with low back pain: a quasi-experimental study.

Koppenhaver S et al, Physiotherapy, Volume 103, Issue 2, June 2017, Pages 131–137

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31. Comparing Trigger Point Dry Needling and Manual Pressure Technique for the Management of Myofascial Neck/Shoulder Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

De Meulemeester KE et al, J of Mani and Physio Therapeutics, Vol 40, 1, Jan2017, 11-20

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32. A novel treatment of dry needling and eccentric exercise for patients with chronic bicipital tendinopathy: A case series

A. Mcdevitt, L. Krause, et al, Manual Therapy, September 2016Volume 25, Page e61

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33. The effect of dry needling on spinal muscle function, pain, and disability in individuals with mechanical low back pain: a double-blind randomized controlled trial using shear-wave elastography

Amelia Weaver; Shane Koppenhaver, JOSPT, 47(1):A155, Jan 2017

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34. The effectiveness of dry needling and stretching vs. Stretching alone on hamstring flexibility in patients with knee pain: a randomized controlled trial.

John S. Mason, Michael Crowell et al, Intern Jour of Sports PT. 2016;11(5):672-683.

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35. Trigger point dry needling for a patient presenting with plantar fasciitis following surgical removal of a stieda process and stabilization of a talar fracture: a case study.

Margaret L. Hazlett; Joel E. Bialosky , JOSPT, 47(1):A99, Jan 2017

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36. Comparison of acute effects of superficial and deep dry needling into trigger points of suboccipital and upper trapezius muscles in patients with cervicogenic headache.

Asefeh Sedighi et al, Journal of body work and movement therapies,

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37. Effects of low-load exercise on post needling-induced pain after dry needling of active trigger point in individuals with subacromial pain syndrome.

Salom-Moreno J, PM R. 2017 May 5. pii: S1934-1482(16)31008-5

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38. Pertinent dry needling considerations for minimizing adverse effects – part two

John S. Halle et al, International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy. 2016;11(5):810-819.

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39. A comparison of dry needling interventions among individuals with chronic ankle instability: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Ainsley Rossi; Sara Blaustein, JOSPT, 47(1):A208, Jan 2017

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40. Effect of dry needling on spasticity, shoulder range of motion, and pressure pain sensitivity in patients with stroke: a crossover study.

Mendigutia-Gómez A et al, Jour of Manip and Physiol Therapeu, Vol 39, 5, June 2016, 348-358

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41. Contribution of dry needling to individualized physical therapy treatment of shoulder pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Ortega-Cebrian S et al, JOSPT, 2016 Volume:47 Issue:1 Pages:11–20

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42. Dry needling: Effects on activation and passive mechanical properties of the quadriceps, pain and range during late stage rehabilitation of ACL reconstructed patients.

SilviaOrtega-Cebrian, Phys Ther Sport. 2016 Feb 24;21:57-62

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43. A single group, pretest-posttest clinical trial for the effects of dry needling on wrist flexors spasticity after stroke.

Fakhari, Zahra et al.NeuroRehabilitation, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 325-336, 2017

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44. Improvement in crps after deep dry needling suggests a role in myofascial pain.

Renuka Pain et al, Pain Medicine, pnx124, 19 June 2017

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45. Complaints of upper extremity numbness and tingling relieved with dry needling of the teres minor and infraspinatus: A Case Report.

Elizabeth Lane, Derek Clewley et al, JOSPT, 2017 Volume:47 Issue:4 Pages:287–292

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46. Clinical effectiveness of dry needling immediately after application on myofascial trigger point in upper trapezius muscle.

Ziaeifar et al, Journal of Chiropractic Medicine, Volume 15, Issue 4, Dec 2016, 252-258

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47. Accuracy and safety of dry needle placement in the piriformis muscle in cadavers.

Gary Kearns, et al, Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy, Pages 1-8, Jul 2017

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48. Effectiveness of deep dry needling on muscle tone in healthy subjects.

C. Jiménez-Sánchez , E. Bravo-Esteban et al. The 4th European Congress of the ER-WCPT / Physiotherapy 102S (2016) eS67–eS282

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49. Dry needling combined with physical therapy in patients with chronic postsurgical pain following total knee arthroplasty: A case series.

Rodrigo Núñez-Cortés, Carlos Cruz-Montecinos, et al. JOSPT, 2017;47(3):209–216.

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50. The effect of upper trapezius muscle dry needling treatment on sleep quality: A case report.

ZahraYaghoubi et al, Journal of body work and movement therapies, June 2017.

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51. Referred Pain Patterns of the Infraspinatus Muscle Elicited by Deep Dry Needling and Manual Palpation.

Poveda-Pagán Emilio J et al, The Journal of Alternative and Comple Med. March 2017

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52. Immediate effects of paraspinal dry needling in patients with acute facet joint lock induced wry neck.

Sukumar Shanmugam and Lawrence Mathias, J Clin Diagn Res. 2017 Jun; 11(6):

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1.Dryneedling of the trapezius muscle in office workers with neck pain: a randomized clinical trial.

Cerezo-Téllez E, Lacomba MT, Fuentes-Gallardo I, Mayoral Del Moral O, Rodrigo-Medina B, Gutiérrez Ortega C.J Man ManipTher. 2016 Sep;24(4):223-32

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2.Comparison of the Efficacy of DryNeedling and High-Power Pain Threshold Ultrasound Therapy with Clinical Status and Sonoelastography in Myofascial Pain Syndrome.

Aridici R, Yetisgin A, Boyaci A, Tutoglu A, Bozdogan E, Sen Dokumaci D, Kilicaslan N, Boyaci N.Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Aug 2

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3.Effectiveness of dryneedling for chronic nonspecific neck pain: a randomized, single-blinded, clinical trial.

Lacomba M, Fuentes-Gallardo I, Perez-Muñoz M, Mayoral-Del-Moral O et al.Pain.2016 Sep;157(9):1905-1

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4.PERTINENT DRYNEEDLING CONSIDERATIONS FOR MINIMIZING ADVERSE EFFECTS - PART ONE.Halle JS, Halle RJ

Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2016 Aug;11(4):651-62

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5.Effects of dryneedling to the symptomatic versus control shoulder in patients with unilateral subacromial pain syndrome.

Koppenhaver S, Embry R, Ciccarello J, Man Ther. 2016 Jul 21; 26:62-69

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6. The Role of Psychological Factors in the Perception of Post Needling Soreness and the Influence of Post Needling Intervention.

Martín-Pintado-Zugasti A, López-López A, González Gutiérrez JL, Pecos-Martín D, PM R. 2016 Aug 1. pii: S1934-1482(16)30812-7

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7.Immediate and short-term effects of the combination of dryneedling and percutaneous TENS on post-needling soreness in patients with chronic myofascial neck pain

León-Hernández JV, Martín-Pintado-Zugasti A, Braz J Phys Ther. 2016 Jul 11

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8.Effects of dryneedling (DNHS technique) on the contractile properties of spastic muscles in a patient with stroke: a case report

Calvo S, Quintero I, Herrero P.Int J Rehabil Res. 2016 Jun 29

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9.Impact of Needle Diameter on Long-Term DryNeedling Treatment of Chronic Lumbar Myofascial Pain Syndrome.

Wang G, Gao Q, Li J, Tian Y, Hou J.Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Jul;95(7):483-94

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10. Evaluation of the Sympathetic Skin Response to the DryNeedlingTreatment in Female Myofascial Pain Syndrome Patients.

Ozden AV, Alptekin HK, J Clin Med Res. 2016 Jul;8(7):513-8

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11. Beneficial Effects of DryNeedling for Treatment of Chronic Myofascial Pain Persist for 6 Weeks After Treatment Completion.

Gerber LH, Sikdar S, PM R. 2016 Jun 11. pii: S1934-1482(16)30180-0

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12. Traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncture and myofascial trigger needling: The same stimulation points?

Liu L, Skinner MA,ComplementTher Med. 2016 Jun;26:28-32

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13.Effect of DryNeedling on Spasticity, Shoulder Range of Motion, and Pressure Pain Sensitivity in Patients With Stroke: A Crossover Study

Mendigutia-Gómez A, Martín-Hernández C, Salom-Moreno J, Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C.J Manipulative PhysiolTher. 2016 Jun;39(5):348-58

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14.ACUTE EFFECTS OF DRYNEEDLING ON POSTERIOR SHOULDER TIGHTNESS. A CASE REPORT

Passigli S, Plebani G, Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2016 Apr;11(2):254-63

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15. A New Perspective of Neuromyopathy to Explain Intractable Pancreatic Cancer Pains; DryNeedling as an Effective Adjunct to Neurolytic Blocks.

Vas L, Phanse S, Pai R.Indian J Palliat Care. 2016 Jan-Mar;22(1):85-93

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16.Effectiveness of trigger point dryneedling for multiple body regions: a systematic review

Boyles R, Fowler R, Ramsey D, J Man ManipTher. 2015 Dec;23(5):276-93

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17.Effectiveness of dryneedling on reducing pain intensity in patients with myofascial pain syndrome: A Meta-analysis

Rodríguez-Mansilla J, González-Sánchez B, De Toro García Á, Valera-DonosoJ Tradit Chin Med. 2016 Feb;36(1):1-13

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18. Dryneedling in subjects with muscular trigger points in the lower quarter: a systematic review.

MorihisaR, Eskew, McNamara, Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2016 Feb;11(1):1-14

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19. DryNeedling on the Infraspinatus Latent and Active Myofascial Trigger Points in Older Adults With Nonspecific Shoulder Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Calvo-Lobo C, Pacheco-da-Costa S, Martínez-Martínez J, Rodríguez-SanzD, JGeriatr Phys Ther. 2016 Jan 15

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20.Complex Regional Pain Syndrome-Type 1 Presenting as deQuervain'sStenosing Tenosynovitis

Vas L, Pai R.Pain Physician. 2016 Jan;19(1):E227-3

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21. Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography in CRPS: Assessment of Muscles Before and After Motor Function Recovery with DryNeedling as the Sole Treatment.

Vas LC, Pai R, Pattnaik M.Pain Physician. 2016 Jan;19(1):E163-79

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22.Trigger point dryneedling versus strain-counterstrain technique for upper trapezius myofascial trigger points: A RCT.

Segura-Ortí E, Prades-Vergara S, Acupunct Med. 2016 Jun;34(3):171-7

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23. Comparison of DryNeedling versus Orthopedic Manual Therapy in Patients with Myofascial Chronic Neck Pain: A Single-Blind, Randomized Pilot Study.

Campa-Moran I, Rey-Gudin E, Fernández-Carnero J, Paris-AlemanyA, Pain Res Treat. 2015;2015:327307

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24.The clinical impact of platelet-rich plasma on tendinopathy compared to placebo or dryneedling injections: A meta-analysis

Tsikopoulos K, Tsikopoulos I, Phys Ther Sport. 2016 Jan;17:87-94

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25.Dryneedling versus acupuncture: the ongoing debate.

Zhou K, Ma Y, Brogan MS.Acupunct Med. 2015 Dec;33(6):485-90

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26.Novel Use of Ultrasound Elastography to Quantify Muscle Tissue Changes After DryNeedling of Myofascial Trigger Points in Patients With Chronic Myofascial Pain

Turo D, Otto P, Hossain M, J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Dec;34(12):2149-61

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27. Postneedling soreness after deep dryneedling of a latent myofascial trigger point in the upper trapezius muscle: Characteristics, sex differences and associated factors.

Martín-Pintado-Zugasti A, Rodríguez-Fernández ÁL, Fernandez-Carnero J.J Back MusculoskeletRehabil. 2015 Sep 6

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28.The immediate effect of dryneedling on multifidus muscles' function in healthy individuals

Dar G, Hicks GE.J Back MusculoskeletRehabil. 2015 Sep 6

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29.Effectiveness of dryneedling, stretching, and strengthening to reduce pain and improve function in subjects with chronic lateral hip and thigh pain: a retrospective case series

Pavkovich R.Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2015 Aug;10(4):540-51

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30.Dryneedling for the management of thoracic spine pain

Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, Layton M, Dommerholt J.J Man ManipTher. 2015 Jul;23(3):147-53

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31. The effect of the combination of dryneedling and MET on latent trigger point upper trapezius in females.

YeganehLari A, Okhovatian F, Man Ther. 2016 Feb;21:204-9

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32.Validation and Test-Retest Reliability of New Thermographic Technique Called Thermovision Technique of DryNeedling for Gluteus Minimus Trigger Points in Sciatica Subjects and TrPs-Negative Healthy Volunteers

Skorupska E, Rychlik M, Samborski W. Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:546497

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33. Neuroscience education in addition to trigger point dryneedling for the management of patients with mechanical chronic low back pain: A preliminary clinical trial.

Téllez-García M, de-la-Llave-Rincón AI, Salom-Moreno J, Palacios-CeñaM, J BodywMovTher. 2015 Jul;19(3):464-72

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34.Baseline Examination Factors Associated With Clinical Improvement After DryNeedling in Individuals With Low Back Pain

Koppenhaver SL, Walker MJ, Smith RW, Booker JM, Walkup ID, Su J, Hebert JJ, Flynn T.J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2015 Aug;45(8):604-1

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35.DRYNEEDLING FOR MYOFASCIAL TRIGGER POINT PAIN: A CLINICAL COMMENTARY

Unverzagt C, Berglund K, J.Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2015 Jun;10(3):402-18

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36.Trigger Point DryNeedling and Proprioceptive Exercises for the Management of Chronic Ankle Instability: A RCT

Salom-Moreno J, Ayuso-Casado B, Tamaral-Costa B, Sánchez-MiláZ, Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015;2015

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37.Changes in lumbar multifidus muscle function and nociceptive sensitivity in low back pain patient responders versus non-responders after dryneedling treatment

Koppenhaver SL, Walker MJ, Su J, Man Ther. 2015 Dec;20(6):769-76

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38. Effectiveness of dry needling for upper-quarter myofascial pain.

A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Kietrys DM, Palombaro KM, Azzaretto E, Hubler R, Schaller B, Schlussel JM, Tucker M: J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2013 Sep;43(9):620-34
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39. Probable mechanisms of needling therapies for myofascial pain control.

Chou LW, Kao MJ, Lin JG: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012; 2012:705327
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40. Dry needling — Peripheral and Central considerations

Jan Dommerholt: J Man Manip Ther. 2011 November; 19(4): 223–227
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41. Efficacy of Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling in the Prevention of Pain after Total Knee Arthroplasty:

A Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Trail. Orlando Mayoral, Isabel Salvat, et al : Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2013; 2013: 694941
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42. The effect of dry needling in the treatment of myofascial pain syndrome: a randomized double-blinded placebo-controlled trial.

Tekin L, Akarsu S, Durmuş O, Cakar E, Dinçer U, Kıralp MZ: Clin Rheumatol. 2013 Mar; 32(3):309-
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43. Evidence for the use of dry needling and physiotherapy in the management of cervicogenic or tension-type headache: A systemic review.

France S, Bown J, Nowosilskyj M, Mott M, Rand S, Walters J: Cephalalgia. 2014 Oct; 34(12):994-1003.
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44. Effectiveness of Trigger Point Dry Needling for Plantar Heel Pain. A Randomized Controlled Trial:

Cotchett MP, Munteanu SE, Landorf KB: Phys Ther. 2014 Aug;94(8):1083-94
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45. Treatment of Temporomandibular Myofascial Pain with Deep Dry Needling.

Gonzalez-Perez LM, Infante-Cossio P, Granados-Nuñez M, Urresti-Lopez FJ: Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 2012 Sep 1; 17(5):e781-5
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46. Short-term effects of dry needling of active myofascial trigger points in the masseter muscle in patients with temporomandibular disorders

Fernández-Carnero J, La Touche R, Ortega-Santiago R, Galan-del-Rio F, et al: J Orofac Pain. 2010 Winter;24(1):106-12.
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47. Dry Needling: A literature review with implications for clinical practice guidelines.

Dunning J, Butts R, Mourad F, Young I, Flannagan S, Perreault T: Phys Ther Rev. 2014 Aug;19 (4):252-265
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48. Physiologic effects of Dry Needling.

Cagnie B1, Dewitte V, Barbe T, Timmermans F, Delrue N, Meeus M Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2013 Aug; 17(8):348.
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49. Trigger Point Needling: Techniques and Outcome.

Vulfsons S, Ratmansky M, Kalichman L: Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2012 Oct; 16(5):407-12.
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50. Neuromuscular damage and repair after dry needing in mice.

Domingo A, Mayoral O, Monterde S, Santage MM: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2013, 2013: 260806
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51. Dry Needle Stimulation of Myofascial Trigger Points evokes segmental anti-nociceptive effects.

Srbely JZ, Dickey JP, Lee D, Lowerison M: J Rehabil Med. 2010 May;42(5):463-8
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52. Dry needling to a key myofascial trigger point may reduce the irritability of satellite MTrPs.

Hsieh YL1, Kao MJ, Kuan TS, Chen SM, Chen JT, Hong CZ : Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 May;86 (5):397-403.
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53. Efficacy of Deep Dry Needling on Latent Myofascial Older Adults with Nonspecific Shoulder Pain: A Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial Pilot Study.

Calvo-Lobo C1, Pacheco-da-Costa S, Hita-Herranz E
J Geriatr Phys Ther. 2015 Mar 19.
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54. Effectiveness of dry needling on the lower trapezius in patients with mechanical neck pain: A randomized controlled trial.

Pecos-Martín D1, Montañez-Aguilera FJ2 et al.
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 May; 96(5):775-81
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55. Effectiveness of Dry Needling for Myofascial Trigger Points Associated With Neck and Shoulder Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Liu L1, Huang QM2, Liu QG1, Ye G3, Bo CZ1, Chen MJ1, Li P4.
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 May;96(5):944-955
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56. Intensive vasodilatation in the sciatic pain area after dry needling.

BMC Complement Altern Med. 2015 Mar 20;15(1):72.
Skorupska E1, Rychlik M2, Samborski W3.
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57. Ischemic Compression After Dry Needling of a Latent Myofascial Trigger Point Reduces Postneedling Soreness Intensity and Duration

PM R. 2015 Mar 31. pii: S1934-1482(15)00173-2
Martín-Pintado-Zugasti A1, Pecos-Martin D2, et al.
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58. Dry needling for management of pain in the upper quarter and craniofacial region.

Kietrys DM1, Palombaro KM, Mannheimer JS.
Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2014;18(8):437.
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59. Dry-needling and exercise for chronic whiplash-associated disorders: a randomized single-blind placebo-controlled trial.

Sterling M1, Vicenzino B, Souvlis T, Connelly LB.
Pain. 2015 Apr;156(4):635-43.
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60. Tendon needling for treatment of tendinopathy: A systematic review.

Krey D1, Borchers J, McCamey K.
Phys Sportsmed. 2015 Feb;43(1):80-6.
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61. Inclusion of trigger point dry needling in a multimodal physical therapy program for postoperative shoulder pain: a randomized clinical trial.

Arias-Buría JL, Valero-Alcaide R, Cleland JA, et al.
J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2015 Mar-Apr;38(3):179-87.
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62. Dry Needling Alters Trigger Points in the Upper Trapezius Muscle and Reduces Pain in Subjects With Chronic Myofascial Pain.

Gerber LH, Shah J, Rosenberger W, et al.
PM R. 2015 Feb 4. pii: S1934-1482(15)00052-0.
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63. Dry needling for the treatment of poststroke muscle spasticity: a prospective case report.

Ansari NN1, Naghdi S1, Fakhari Z1, Radinmehr H1, Hasson S2.
NeuroRehabilitation. 2015;36(1):61-5.
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64. Adverse events following trigger point dry needling: A prospective survey of chartered physiotherapists.

Brady S1, McEvoy J2, Dommerholt J3, Doody C1.
J Man Manip Ther. 2014 Aug;22(3):134-40.
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65. The effect of dry needling on pain, pressure pain threshold and disability in patients with a myofascial trigger point in the upper trapezius muscle.

Ziaeifar M1, Arab AM2, Karimi N3, Nourbakhsh MR4.
J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2014 Apr;18(2):298-305.
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66. Trigger point dry needling as an adjunct treatment for a patient with adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder.

Clewley D1, Flynn TW, Koppenhaver S.
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2014 Feb;44(2):92-101.
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67. A History of Dry Needling.

David Legge
Journal of Muscskel Pain, Sep 2014, Vol. 22, No. 3 : Pages 301-307
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68. Adverse events following trigger point dry needling: A prospective survey of chartered physiotherapists.

Brady S1, McEvoy J2, Dommerholt J3, Doody C1.
J Man Manip Ther. 2014
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