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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 353916, 8 pages
Research Article

Remote Subcutaneous Needling to Suppress the Irritability of Myofascial Trigger Spots: An Experimental Study in Rabbits

1FSN Institute, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing 210029, China
2Department of Physical Therapy and Graduate Institute of Rehabilitation Science, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
3Department of Physical Therapy, Hungkuang University, Taichung 43302, Taiwan
4Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Yangming Branch, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei 11146, Taiwan
5Department of Physical Therapy and Assistive Technology, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei 11221, Taiwan
6School of Chinese Medicine, College of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan
7Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, China Medical University Hospital, 2 Yuh-Der Road, Taichung 40447, Taiwan

Received 26 July 2012; Accepted 20 November 2012

Academic Editor: José M. Climent Barberá

Copyright © 2012 Zhonghua Fu 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.

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