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Volume:12 Issue:1 Number:3 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #13283
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Spinal Thrust Manipulation & Electric Dry Needling Improves Pain and Disability in SAPS Patients

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OrthoEvidence. Spinal Thrust Manipulation & Electric Dry Needling Improves Pain and Disability in SAPS Patients. ACE Report. 2021;12(1):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13283

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

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

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2021 Feb;51(2): 72-81.

Contributing Authors: J Dunning R Butts C Fernández-de-Las-Peñas S Walsh C Goult B Gillett JL Arias-Buría J Garcia IA Young

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One hundred and forty-five patients with subacromial pain syndrome (SAPS) who were complaining of anterolateral shoulder pain for >6 weeks and had a positive Neer impingement test were randomized to undergo spinal thrust manipulation and electrical dry needling (TMEDN) (n=73) or non-thrust peripheral joint/soft tissue mobilization, exercise, and interferential current (NTMEX) (n=72). Primary outco...

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