Dry Needling

Adverse events following trigger point dry needling: a prospective survey of chartered physiotherapists.

Brady S, McEvoy J, Dommerholt J, Doody C. J Man Manip Ther. 2014 Aug

Changes in lumbar multifidus muscle function and nociceptive sensitivity in low back pain patient responders versus non-responders after dry needling treatment.

Koppenhaver SL, Walker MJ, Su J, McGowen JM, Umlauf L, Harris KD, Ross MD. Man Ther. 2015 Dec

Comparison of Dry Needling versus Orthopedic Manual Therapy in Patients with Myofascial Chronic Neck Pain: A Single-Blind, Randomized Pilot Study.

Campa-Moran I, Rey-Gudin E, Fernández-Carnero J, Paris-Alemany A, Gil-Martinez A, Lerma Lara S, Prieto-Baquero A, Alonso-Perez JL, La Touche R. Pain Res Treat. 2015

Dry Needling Alters Trigger Points in the Upper Trapezius Muscle and Reduces Pain in Subjects With Chronic Myofascial Pain.

Gerber LH, Shah J, Rosenberger W, Armstrong K, Turo D, Otto P, Heimur J, Thaker N, Sikdar S. PM R. 2015 Jul

Dry needling for management of pain in the upper quarter and craniofacial region.

Kietrys DM, Palombaro KM, Mannheimer JS. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2014

Dry needling for myofascial trigger points pain: A clinical commentary.

Unverzagt C, Berglund K, Thomas JJ. Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2015 Jun

Dry needling for spine related disorders: a scoping review.

Funk MF, Frisina-Deyo AJ. Chiropr Man Therap. 2020 May 11;28(1):23. doi: 10.1186/s12998-020-00310-z.

Dry needling for the management of thoracic spine pain.

Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, Layton M, Dommerholt J. J Man Manip Ther. 2015 Jul

Dry needling in subjects with muscular trigger points in the lower quarter: A systematic review

Morihisa R, Eskew J, McNamara A, Young J. Int J SportsPhys Ther. 2016 Feb

Dry Needling on the Infraspinatus Latent and Active Myofascial Trigger Points in Older Adults With Nonspecific Shoulder Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Calvo-Lobo C, Pacheco-da-Costa S, Martínez-Martínez J, Rodríguez-Sanz D, Cuesta-Álvaro P, López-López D. J Geriatr Phys Ther. 2016 Jan

Dry needling: Effects on activation and passive mechanical properties of the quadriceps, pain and range during late stage rehabilitation of ACL reconstructed patients.

Ortega-Cebrian S, Luchini N, Whiteley R. Phys Ther Sport. 2016 Feb

Dry-needling and exercise for chronic whiplash-associated disorders: a randomized single-blind placebo-controlled trial.

Sterling M, Vicenzino B, Souvlis T, Connelly LB. Pain. 2015 Apr

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

Cerezo-Téllez E, Torres-Lacomba M, Fuentes-Gallardo I, Perez-Muñoz M, Mayoral-Del-Moral O, Lluch-Girbés E, Prieto-Valiente L, Falla D. Pain. 2016 Sep

Effectiveness of dry needling for improving pain and disability in adults with tension-type, cervicogenic, or migraine headaches: protocol for a systematic review

Mohammadreza Pourahmadi, Mohammad Ali Mohseni-Bandpei, Abbasali Keshtkar, Bart W. Koes, César Fernández-de-Las-Peñas, Jan Dommerholt and Mehrdad Bahramian. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies volume 27, Article number: 43 (2019). 26 Sept 2019. DOI: 10.1186/s12998-019-0266-7

Effectiveness of dry needling for myofascial trigger points associated with neck and shoulder pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Liu L, Huang QM, Liu QG, Ye G, Bo CZ, Chen MJ, Li P. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 May

Effectiveness of dry needling for upper-quarter myofascial pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Kietrys DM, Palombaro KM, Azzaretto E, Hubler R, Schaller B, Schlussel JM, Tucker M. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2013 Sep

Effectiveness of dry needling on reducing pain intensity in patients with myofascial pain syndrome: A meta-analysis.

Rodríguez-Mansilla J, González-Sánchez B, De Toro García Á, Valera-Donoso E, Garrido-Ardila EM, Jiménez-Palomares M, González López-Arza MV. J Tradit Chin Med. 2016 Feb

Effectiveness of dry needling versus a classical physiotherapy program in patients with chronic low-back pain: a single-blind, randomized, controlled trial.

Tüzün EH, Gıldır S, Angın E, Tecer BH, Dana KÖ, Malkoç M. J Phys Ther Sci. 2017 Sep;29(9):1502-1509. doi: 10.1589/jpts.29.1502.

Effectiveness of trigger point dry needling for multiple body regions: a systematic review.

Boyles R, Fowler R, Ramsey D, Burrows E. J Man Manip Ther. 2015 Dec

Evidence for the use of dry needling and physiotherapy in the management of cervicogenic or tension-type headache: a systematic review.

France S, Bown J, Nowosilskyj M, Mott M, Rand S, Walters J. Cephalalgia. 2014 Oct

Evidence for the Use of Ischemic Compression and Dry Needling in the Management of Trigger Points of the Upper Trapezius in Patients with Neck Pain: A Systematic Review.

Cagnie B, Castelein B, Pollie F, Steelant L, Verhoeyen H, Cools A. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2015

Inclusion of trigger point dry needling in a multimodal physical therapy program for postoperative shoulder pain: a randomized clinical trial.

Arias-Buría JL, Valero-Alcaide R, Cleland JA, Salom-Moreno J, Ortega-Santiago R, Atín-Arratibel MA, Fernández-de-las-Peñas C. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2015 Mar-Apr

Lumbar Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Wang G, Gao Q, Li J, Tian Y, Hou J. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Jul

No Added Benefit of Combining Dry Needling With Guideline-Based Physical Therapy When Managing Chronic Neck Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Stieven FF, Ferreira GE, Wiebusch M, de Araújo FX, da Rosa LHT, Silva MF. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2020 Apr 9:1-21. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2020.9389.

No Added Benefit of Combining Dry Needling With Guideline-Based Physical Therapy When Managing Chronic Neck Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Stieven FF, Ferreira GE, Wiebusch M, de Araújo FX, da Rosa LHT, Silva MF. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2020 Apr 9:1-21. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2020.9389.

No Added Benefit of Combining Dry Needling With Guideline-Based Physical Therapy When Managing Chronic Neck Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Stieven FF, Ferreira GE, Wiebusch M, de Araújo FX, da Rosa LHT, Silva MF. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2020 Apr 9:1-21. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2020.9389.

Tendon needling for treatment of tendinopathy: A systematic review.

Krey D, Borchers J, McCamey K. Phys Sportsmed. 2015 Feb

The clinical impact of platelet-rich plasma on tendinopathy compared to placebo or dry needling injections: A meta-analysis.

Tsikopoulos K, Tsikopoulos I, Simeonidis E, Papathanasiou E, Haidich AB, Anastasopoulos N, Natsis K. Phys Ther Sport. 2016 Jan

Trigger Point Dry Needling and Proprioceptive Exercises for the Management of Chronic Ankle Instability: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Salom-Moreno J, Ayuso-Casado B, Tamaral-Costa B, Sánchez-Milá Z, Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C, Alburquerque-Sendín F. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015

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