The effect of trigger point dry needling on acute mechanical neck pain
Short-term changes in neck pain, widespread pressure pain sensitivity, and cervical range of motion after the application of trigger point dry needling in patients with acute mechanical neck pain: a randomized clinical trialJ Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2014 Apr;44(4):252-60
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17 patients with acute mechanical, idiopathic, unilateral neck pain were randomly assigned into 1 of 2 groups to determine if trigger point dry needling had any effect on neck pain, pressure pain sensitivity, and cervical range of motion 1 week after intervention. Patients received either trigger point dry needling intervention or no intervention at all. The results of the study indicated that pat...
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