Superficial dry needling

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12 Superficial dry needling Peter Baldry Chapter Content Introduction Superficial dry needling Variable reactivity to needle-evoked nerve stimulation Procedure recommended for the carrying out of SDN The initial consultation Systematic…

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Professional controversies and dry needling

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5 Professional controversies and dry needling Jan Dommerholt Chapter Content Introduction: scope of practice Acupuncture opposition to dry needling by non-acupuncturists Counter-arguments Traditional Chinese Music Additional concerns Public safety Lack…

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Basic concepts of myofascial trigger points (TrPs)

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1 Basic concepts of myofascial trigger points (TrPs) César Fernández-de-las-Peñas, Jan Dommerholt Chapter Content Myofascial trigger point (TrP) overview Neurophysiological basis of muscle referred pain Clinical characteristics of muscle referred…

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Part 2: Fascia and dry needling

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3 Part 2 Fascia and dry needling Jan Dommerholt Chapter Content Introduction Brief update on fascia Fascia and trigger points (TrPs) Introduction Although Travell coined the term ‘myofascial’ in relation…

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Management of hip disorders

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7 Management of hip disorders Di Addison Chapter contents Introduction  Applied theory  Evidence supporting practice  Subjective examination  Physical examination  Treatment  Active techniques   Key words Clinical orthopaedics and related research disorders,…

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Management of wrist and hand disorders

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6 Management of wrist and hand disorders Pierre Jeangros Chapter contents Introduction  Subjective examination (C/O)  Planning the physical examination (P/E)   Key words Inferior radioulnar joint, radiocarpal, midcarpal, intercarpal, carpometacarpal, intermetacarpal,…

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Management of craniomandibular disorders

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3 Management of craniomandibular disorders John Langendoen Chapter contents Introduction  Theory – functional anatomy  Causes and contributing factors for craniomandibular dysfunction  Subjective examination  Physical examination  Isometric tests  Precautions  Extraoral palpation …

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Management of elbow disorders

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5 Management of elbow disorders Toby Hall and Kim Robinson Chapter contents Introduction  Subjective examination of the elbow complex  Evidence-based practice with reference to manual therapy  Physical examination: elbow region …

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Management of foot and ankle disorders

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9 Management of foot and ankle disorders Jukka Kangas Chapter contents Introduction  Musculoskeletal foot and ankle disorders  Psychosocial factors of pain and disability  Lifestyle factors and musculoskeletal foot and ankle…

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