To unlock this feature and to subscribe to our weekly evidence emails, please create a FREE orthoEvidence account.

SIGNUP

Already Have an Account?

Loading...
Visit our Evidence-Based Covid-19 Website and Stay Up to Date with the latest Research.
Vol:281 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
DOWNLOAD ESPAÑOL
RCT
ACE Report #14866
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Dry Needling at Myofascial Trigger Points of the Upper Trapezius for Chronic Neck Pain


How to Cite

OrthoEvidence. Dry Needling at Myofascial Trigger Points of the Upper Trapezius for Chronic Neck Pain. ACE Report. 2022;281(1):2. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14866

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

Changes in stiffness at active myofascial trigger points of the upper trapezius after dry needling in patients with chronic neck pain: a randomized controlled trial

Acupunct Med. 2022 Jun 28;9645284221104831

Contributing Authors:
JA Valera-Calero S Sánchez-Jorge J Buffet-García U Varol C Fernández-de-Las-Peñas J Álvarez-González

Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here

Synopsis

Sixty patients with chronic neck pain were randomized to either the dry needling arm (n=32) or the sham dry needling arm (n=28). The primary outcome of this trial was to determine the local shear wave speed and Young's modulus, and pain pressure threshold. No secondary outcomes were recorded for this study. The results of this trial showed significant differences in the control point after 10 minu...

Ace Report Preview Image
CME Image

Continuing Medical Education Credits

You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.

LEARN MORE
For Reprints and Permissions, click here

Please Login or Join to leave comments.