RHEUMATOLOGY

Trigger Point Dry Needling: Safety Guidelines

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Chapter 5 Trigger Point Dry Needling: Safety Guidelines Johnson McEvoy Acknowledgement The author would like to acknowledge the authors and reviewers for the Irish Guidelines for Safe Dry Needling Practice…

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Dry Needling for Neurological Conditions

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Chapter 4 Dry Needling for Neurological Conditions Jaime Salom Moreno; César Fernández-de-las-Peñas Introduction Neurological conditions are chronic, progressive, and lifelong diseases accounting for about 6% of the global burden of…

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Superficial Dry Needling

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Chapter 13 Superficial Dry Needling Peter Baldry (1920–2016) Introduction After a long and distinguished career with many contributions to a broad range of medical applications, not the least the field…

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Basic Concepts of Myofascial Trigger Points

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Chapter 1 Basic Concepts of Myofascial Trigger Points César Fernández-de-las-Peñas; Jan Dommerholt Myofascial trigger point overview Myofascial trigger points (TrPs) are one of the most overlooked and ignored causes of…

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Dry Needling Across Different Disciplines

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Chapter 6 Dry Needling Across Different Disciplines Jan Dommerholt Introduction: scope of practice Scope of practice is generally defined as the activities that an individual healthcare provider performs in the…

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Skeletal Malignancies and Related Disorders

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Introduction One of the challenges of pediatric rheumatology is the broad spectrum of conditions ranging from the benign to the potentially life-limiting childhood malignancies that may present with relatively nonspecific…

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Noninflammatory Musculoskeletal Pain

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Musculoskeletal pain of noninflammatory origin is common in childhood and is a frequent cause of referral to pediatric rheumatologists, orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists, and primary care physicians. Noninflammatory causes…

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Primary Disorders of Connective Tissue

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Introduction Primary disorders of connective tissue encompass a diverse range of single gene disorders that alter the function of connective tissue cells and their extracellular matrices. The mutations have major…

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Infectious Arthritis and Osteomyelitis

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Musculoskeletal infection can be considered a medical emergency, and as such it is critically important for rheumatologists to make a diagnosis quickly. Accurate diagnosis is essential to successful treatment, which…

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