Trigger Point Dry Needling E-Book: An Evidence and Clinical-Based Approach

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jun 21, 2018 - Medical - 304 pages

Since the publication of the first edition in 2013, the utilization of dry needling in clinical practice has expanded dramatically throughout the world. Indeed, more and more professionals have been using dry needling to effectively reducing acute and chronic pain, as well as improving motor performance, range of motion, and strength.

Following the success of the previous edition, the updated Trigger Point Dry Needling: An Evidence and Clinical-Based Approach remains the first authoritative guide on the market.

With a completely revised text and now full colour illustrations, it provides excellent clarity within content and images for even more uniform and consistent instructions on the needling techniques.

Written and edited by a group of international experts, this is the most-up-to-date resource for physiotherapists, chiropractors, myotherapists, and other professionals as physicians, acupuncturists, osteopaths and athletic trainers.

  • New chapters on the use of dry needling for Neurological Conditions and dry needling for Fascia, Scar, and Tendon;
  • Clinical chapters with new full colour illustrations;
  • Worldwide editors and contributors;
  • New chapters on the use of dry needling for Neurological Conditions and dry needling for Fascia, Scar, and Tendon;
  • Clinical chapters with new full colour illustrations;
  • Worldwide editors and contributors;
 

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Contents

Basis of trigger point dry needling
1
Clinical and evidenceinformed approach of TrP dry needling
79
Other dry needling approaches
197

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About the author (2018)

Dr Dommerholt is a physiotherapist and Diplomate of the Academy for Integrative Pain Management. He owns two physical therapy clinics in Maryland specializing in the management of individuals with chronic pain conditions including myofascial pain. In addition, Dr Dommerholt is owner of Myopain Seminars, a post-graduate continuing education company offering a wide variety of myofascial pain courses, dry needling courses, TMD and pelvic pain management courses, among others.

He has published around 450 peer-reviewed publications and he is first author of approximately 200. His research activities are concentrated on biomedical sciences within neuroscience. The specific research areas have been on pain and assessment of pain in volunteers and chronic pain patients. His main focus is on human clinical chronic pain research. He is the main editor of 10 textbooks on manual therapy for chronic musculoskeletal pain syndromes.

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