Nicola Knowles

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UNLABELLED A pragmatic, single blind, randomised, controlled trial was conducted to test the hypothesis that superficial dry needling (SDN) together with active stretching is more effective than stretching alone, or no treatment, in deactivating trigger points (TrPs) and reducing myofascial pain. Forty patients with musculoskeletal pain, referred by GPs for(More)
Introduction Myofascial Trigger Points (TrPs) are a common source of musculoskeletal pain presenting in primary care. General practitioners frequently refer these patients to physiotherapy departments for treatment. Identifying TrPs requires training and clinical expertise. Whilst British undergraduate medical and physiotherapy training does not include TrP(More)
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