Dry Needling Improves Muscle Tone in the Lower Extremity and Pain Outcomes for Post-Stroke Patients
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OrthoEvidence. Dry Needling Improves Muscle Tone in the Lower Extremity and Pain Outcomes for Post-Stroke Patients. ACE Report. 2021;17(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13361
Is Dry Needling Effective for the Management of Spasticity, Pain, and Motor Function in Post-Stroke Patients? A Systematic Review and Meta-AnalysisPain Med. 2021 Feb 4;22(1): 131-141.
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Seven studies containing 242 post-stroke patients were included in this meta-analysis comparing dry needling to control for the improvement of muscle spasticity and pain. Pooled outcomes of interest included muscle spasticity, shoulder pain, motor function, and pain sensitivity (measured by pressure pain threshold). Outcomes were assessed up to 4 weeks post-treatment. Results revealed that pooled ...
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