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Effect of Dry Needling in Teres Major Muscle on Shoulder Pain & Function in Elite Handball Athletes

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November 2021

Effect of Dry Needling in Teres Major Muscle on Shoulder Pain & Function in Elite Handball Athletes

Vol: 121| Issue: 1| Number:1| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effects of Dry Needling in Teres Major Muscle in Elite Handball Athletes. A Randomised Controlled Trial.

J Clin Med. 2021 Sep 20;10(18): 4260.

Contributing Authors:
L Ceballos-Laita R Medrano-de-la-Fuente E Estébanez-de-Miguel J Moreno-Cerviño MT Mingo-Gómez I Hernando-Garijo S Jiménez-Del-Barrio

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Synopsis

Thirty elite male handball athletes with shoulder pain were randomized to receive a single session of dry needling therapy into the teres major muscle (n=15) or no treatment (n=15). The outcomes of interest included shoulder pain, range of motion, muscle strength, and extensibility, and were assessed after the completion of the treatment session. Results revealed significant improvements in pain, ...

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