Unveiling the Potential of Trigger Point Therapy: Exploring its Efficacy in Managing Muscular Spasticity – A Scoping Review

SUMMARY  Background. Dry needling is a therapeutic technique that involves the insertion of fine needles into specific trigger points to alleviate muscle pain and improve function. This review aims to summarize the evidence on the effectiveness of dry needling in the treatment of neurological conditions, with a specific focus on trigger point targeting. Methods. A … Continued

Ultrasound Guided Dry Needling for Treatment of Patients with Jumper’s Knee: a Study Protocol for Randomized Controlled Trial

SUMMARY Background. Jumper’s knee, also known as Patellar tendinopathy (PT) is an overuse injury in athletes from various sports especially involving high impact activities. It is degenerative disease, associated with pain and dysfunction in activities that load the patellar tendon. The aim of this study is to find the effects of ultrasound guided dry needling … Continued

B mode, Doppler and ultrasound elastography imaging on active trigger point in women with myofascial pain syndrome treated by dry needling

Introduction. Myofascial pain syndrome is a common regional pain characterized with myofascial trigger points (MTrP) in the skeletal muscle fibers. Deep dry needling (DDN) is an effective method used by variety of clinicians in deactivation of these points. The aim of present study was to determine clinical effectiveness and to evaluate gray scale ultrasonography, Sono … Continued