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Percutaneous Electrolysis Versus Dry Needling in Levator Scapulae

2019-11-14 17:39:52 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The objective will be to determine the effectiveness of ultrasound-guided percutaneous electrolysis versus ultrasound-guided dry needling in active myofascial trigger points of the levator scapulae muscle on pain intensity, disability and range of motion. A randomized clinical trial will be carried out. Forty patients with at least one active myofascial trigger point in the levator scapulae muscle were recruited and divided into ultrasound-guided percutaneous electrolysis (n = 20) and ultrasound-guided dry needling (n=20). Pain intensity, disability and range of motion will measured before, immediately after and 1 week after intervention.

Study Design

Conditions

Trigger Point Pain, Myofascial

Intervention

Percutaneous electrolysis, Dry needling

Location

Fisiofuenla SLP
Fuenlabrada
Madrid
Spain
28040

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-11-14T17:39:52-0500

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