Periosteal Electric Dry Needling for Knee Osteoarthritis: Effectiveness & Mechanisms

Periosteal Electric Dry Needling for Knee Osteoarthritis: Effectiveness & Mechanisms 1

The current body of evidence strongly supports the use of needling therapy, i.e. acupuncture for treating the pain, stiffness and related-disability associated with knee OA.1-7 Zhang et al8 cited a 69% consensus following a Delphi study recommending the use of acupuncture for the symptomatic treatment of OA and reported a moderate effect size for this needling modality […]

Ultrasound-Guided Dry Needling for Flexor Pulley Injuries in Climbers: Diagnosis & Management

Ultrasound-Guided Dry Needling for Flexor Pulley Injuries in Climbers: Diagnosis & Management 2

The sport of rock climbing is becoming increasingly more popular both nationally and internationally.1 Indoor climbing facilities are being built throughout the U.S., and the 2020 Olympics will include rock climbing for the first time.1 As interest in rock climbing continues to grow, climbing injuries are becoming more prevalent.2 Flexor pulley injuries of the hand are one of […]

Post-Concussion Syndrome: Evaluation & Treatment

Post-Concussion Syndrome: Evaluation & Treatment 3

Concussions represent one of the most common injuries in sports and recreation.1 The number of reported concussions has increased in recent years, which is likely due to increased societal awareness and the risk of long-term sequelae.2,3 According to the American Academy of Neurology, a concussion is a clinical syndrome caused by a biomechanically induced alteration of brain […]

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