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Short-term effects of cervical kinesio taping on pain and cervical range of motion in patients with acute whiplash injury: a randomized clinical trial.
DESIGN Randomized clinical trial. OBJECTIVES To determine the short-term effects of Kinesio Taping, applied to the cervical spine, on neck pain and cervical range of motion in individuals withExpand
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Effectiveness of myofascial trigger point manual therapy combined with a self-stretching protocol for the management of plantar heel pain: a randomized controlled trial.
STUDY DESIGN A randomized controlled clinical trial. OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of trigger point (TrP) manual therapy combined with a self-stretching program for the management ofExpand
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Myofascial Trigger Points, Neck Mobility and Forward Head Posture in Unilateral Migraine
This paper describes the differences in the presence of myofascial trigger points (TrPs) in the upper trapezius, sternocleidomastoid, temporalis and suboccipital muscles between unilateral migraineExpand
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Myofascial Trigger Points and Sensitization: An Updated Pain Model for Tension-Type Headache
Present pain models for tension-type headache suggest that nociceptive inputs from peripheral tender muscles can lead to central sensitization and chronic tension-type headache (CTTH) conditions.Expand
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Immediate effects on pressure pain threshold following a single cervical spine manipulation in healthy subjects.
DESIGN A placebo, control, repeated-measures, single-blinded randomized study. OBJECTIVES To compare the immediate effects on pressure pain threshold (PPT) tested over the lateral elbow regionExpand
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The immediate effect of ischemic compression technique and transverse friction massage on tenderness of active and latent myofascial trigger points: a pilot study
Summary The aim of this pilot study was to compare the effects of a single treatment of the ischemic compression technique with transverse friction massage for myofascial trigger point (MTrP)Expand
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Myofascial trigger points in subjects presenting with mechanical neck pain: a blinded, controlled study.
The aim of this study was to describe the differences in the presence of myofascial trigger points (TrPs) in the upper trapezius,sternocleidomastoid, levator scapulae and suboccipital muscles betweenExpand
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Widespread Mechanical Pain Hypersensitivity as Sign of Central Sensitization in Unilateral Epicondylalgia: A Blinded, Controlled Study
ObjectiveThe aim of this study was to investigate whether generalized deep tissue hyperalgesia exists in patients with chronic unilateral lateral epicondylalgia (LE). MethodsA total of 26 LE patientsExpand
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Two Exercise Interventions for the Management of Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Fernández-de-las-Peñas C, Alonso-Blanco C, Morales-Cabezas M, Miangolarra-Page JC: Two exercise interventions for the management of patients with ankylosing spondylitis: A randomized controlledExpand
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Thoracic spine manipulation for the management of patients with neck pain: a randomized clinical trial.
DESIGN Randomized clinical trial. OBJECTIVES To investigate if patients with mechanical neck pain receiving thoracic spine thrust manipulation would experience superior outcomes compared to a groupExpand
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