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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 342165, 12 pages
Dry Needling at Myofascial Trigger Spots of Rabbit Skeletal Muscles Modulates the Biochemicals Associated with Pain, Inflammation, and Hypoxia
1Department of Physical Therapy, Graduate Institute of Rehabilitation Science, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
2Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Tzu Chi General Hospital, No. 66 Sec. 1 Fongsing Road, Tanzih Township, Taichung 42743, Taiwan
3Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, China Medical University Hospital, No. 2 Yuh-Der Road Taichung 40447, Taiwan
4School of Chinese Medicine, College of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
Received 18 October 2012; Accepted 26 November 2012
Academic Editor: Chang-Zern Hong
Copyright © 2012 Yueh-Ling Hsieh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Citations to this Article [17 citations]
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- Barbara Cagnie, Vincent Dewitte, Tom Barbe, Frank Timmermans, Nicolas Delrue, and Mira Meeus, “Physiologic Effects of Dry Needling,” Current Pain and Headache Reports, vol. 17, no. 8, 2013.
- David M. Kietrys, Kerstin M. Palombaro, and Jeffrey S. Mannheimer, “Dry Needling for Management of Pain in the Upper Quarter and Craniofacial Region,” Current Pain and Headache Reports, vol. 18, no. 8, 2014.
- Matthew P. Cotchett, Shannon E. Munteanu, and Karl B. Landorf, “Effectiveness of Trigger Point Dry Needling for Plantar Heel Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial,” Physical Therapy, vol. 94, no. 8, pp. 1083–1094, 2014.
- Benigno Casanueva, Paula Rivas, Baltasar Rodero, Covadonga Quintial, Javier Llorca, and Miguel A. Gonzalez-Gay, “Short-term improvement following dry needle stimulation of tender points in fibromyalgia,” Rheumatology International, vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 861–866, 2014.
- Maria J. Mejuto-Vazquez, Jaime Salom-Moreno, Ricardo Ortega-Santiago, Sebastian Truyols-Dominguez, and Cesar Fernandez-de-las-Penas, “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 Trial,” Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 252–260, 2014.
- Rocio Llamas-Ramos, Daniel Pecos-Martin, Tomas Gallego-Izquierdo, Ines Llamas-Ramos, Gustavo Plaza-Manzano, Ricardo Ortega-Santiago, Joshua Cleland, and Cesar Fernandez-De-Las-Penas, “Comparison of the Short-Term Outcomes Between Trigger Point Dry Needling and Trigger Point Manual Therapy for the Management of Chronic Mechanical Neck Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial,” Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, vol. 44, no. 11, pp. 852–861, 2014.
- Stewart Wild, “International Myopain Society (IMS) US chapter meeting,” Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 2014.
- Jan Dommerholt, “Myofascial Trigger Points: Peripheral or Central Phenomenon?,” Current Rheumatology Reports, vol. 16, no. 1, 2014.
- Yueh-Ling Hsieh, Chen-Chia Yang, Szu-Yu Liu, Li-Wei Chou, and Chang-Zern Hong, “Remote Dose-Dependent Effects of Dry Needling at Distant Myofascial Trigger Spots of Rabbit Skeletal Muscles on Reduction of Substance P Levels of Proximal Muscle and Spinal Cords,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2014, pp. 1–11, 2014.
- Cesar Fernandez-de-las-Penas, “Myofascial Head Pain,” Current Pain And Headache Reports, vol. 19, no. 7, 2015.
- Jillian Marie McDowell, Susan Heather Kohut, and Gillian Margaret Johnson, “Trigger Point Acupuncture (Dry Needling) and Associated Fecal Incontinence in Multiple Sclerosis: A Case Report,” Medical Acupuncture, pp. 150630121751003, 2015.
- Luis-Miguel Gonzalez-Perez, Pedro Infante-Cossio, Mercedes Granados-Nunez, Francisco-Javier Urresti-Lopez, Ricardo Lopez-Martos, and Pablo Ruiz-Canela-Mendez, “Deep dry needling of trigger points located in the lateral pterygoid muscle: Efficacy and safety of treatment for management of myofascial pain and te,” Medicina Oral Patologia Oral Y Cirugia Bucal, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. E326–E333, 2015.
- José L. Arias-Buría, Raquel Valero-Alcaide, Joshua Aland Cleland, Jaime Salom-Moreno, Ricardo Ortega-Santiago, María A. Atín-Arratibel, and César Fernández-de-las-Peñas, “Inclusion of Trigger Point Dry Needling in a Multimodal Physical Therapy Program for Postoperative Shoulder Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial,” Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 2015.
- Yueh-Ling Hsieh, Chang-Zern Hong, Li-Wei Chou, Shun-An Yang, and Chen-Chia Yang, “Fluence-dependent effects of low-level laser therapy in myofascial trigger spots on modulation of biochemicals associated with pain in a rabbit model,” Lasers In Medical Science, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 209–216, 2015.
- Jaime Salom-Moreno, Blanca Ayuso-Casado, Beatriz Tamaral-Costa, Zacarías Sánchez-Milá, César Fernández-de-las-Peñas, and Francisco Alburquerque-Sendín, “Trigger Point Dry Needling and Proprioceptive Exercises for the Management of Chronic Ankle Instability: A Randomized Clinical Trial,” Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 2015, pp. 1–9, 2015.
- Ester Cerezo-Téllez, María Torres-Lacomba, Orlando Mayoral-del Moral, Beatriz Sánchez-Sánchez, Jan Dommerholt, and Carlos Gutiérrez-Ortega, “Prevalence of Myofascial Pain Syndrome in Chronic Non-Specific Neck Pain: A Population-Based Cross-Sectional Descriptive Study,” Pain Medicine, pp. pnw114, 2016.
- Yueh-Ling Hsieh, Chang-Zern Hong, Szu-Yu Liu, Li-Wei Chou, and Chen-Chia Yang, “Acupuncture at distant myofascial trigger spots enhances endogenous opioids in rabbits: a possible mechanism for managing myofascial pain,” Acupuncture in Medicine, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 302–309, 2016.