Effectiveness of dry needling for chronic nonspecific neck pain: a randomized, single-blinded, clinical trial

@article{CerezoTllez2016EffectivenessOD,
  title={Effectiveness of dry needling for chronic nonspecific neck pain: a randomized, single-blinded, clinical trial},
  author={Ester Cerezo-T{\'e}llez and Mar{\'i}a Torres-Lacomba and Isabel Fuentes-Gallardo and Milagros P{\'e}rez-Mu{\~n}oz and Orlando Mayoral-del-Moral and Enrique Lluch-Girb{\'e}s and Luis Prieto-Valiente and Deborah Falla},
  journal={PAIN},
  year={2016},
  volume={157},
  pages={1905–1917}
}
Abstract Chronic neck pain attributed to a myofascial pain syndrome is characterized by the presence of muscle contractures referred to as myofascial trigger points. In this randomized, parallel-group, blinded, controlled clinical trial, we examined the effectiveness of deep dry needling (DDN) of myofascial trigger points in people with chronic nonspecific neck pain. The study was conducted at a public Primary Health Care Centre in Madrid, Spain, from January 2010 to December 2014. A total of… 

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