Dry needling in the management of myofascial trigger points in the orofacial area

@inproceedings{Faria2014DryNI,
  title={Dry needling in the management of myofascial trigger points in the orofacial area},
  author={Carlos Faria},
  year={2014}
}
Aims: Myofascial pain in the orofacial area is a common cause of head and neck pain characterized by the presence of myofascial trigger points (MTrPs). According to recent literature, there is a need for well-designed studies concerning dry needling (DN) in the management of MTrPs. The objective of our work is to evaluate the effectiveness of DN compared to sham DN and counselling in the treatment of active MTrPs in the orofacial area. Methods: We conducted a prospective, double-blinded… CONTINUE READING

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