Trigger Point Dry Needling An Evidence and Clinical Based Approach 1
This exciting new publication is the first authoritative resource on the market with an exclusive focus on Trigger Point ((TrP) dry needling. It provides a detailed and up-to-date scientific perspective against which TrP dry needling can be best understood. The first section of the book covers important topics such as the current understanding and neurophysiology of the TrP phenomena, safety and hygiene, the effect of needling on fascia and connective tissue, and an account on professional issues surrounding TrP dry needling. The second section includes a detailed and well-illustrated review of deep dry needling techniques of the most common muscles throughout the body. The third section of the book describes several other needling approaches, such as superficial dry needling, dry needling from a Western Acupuncture perspective, intramuscular stimulation, and Fu's subcutaneous needling. Trigger Point Dry Needling brings together authors who are internationally recognized specialists in the field of myofascial pain and dry needling. First book of its kind to include different needling approaches (in the context of evidence) for the management of neuromuscular pain conditions Highlights both current scientific evidence and clinicians' expertise and experience Multi-contributed by a team of top international experts Over 200 illustrations supporting the detailed description of needling techniques
Trigger Point Dry Needling
This exciting new publication is the first authoritative resource on the market with an exclusive focus on Trigger Point ((TrP) dry needling. It provides a detailed and up-to-date scientific perspective against which TrP dry needling can be best understood. The first section of the book covers important topics such as the current understanding and neurophysiology of the TrP phenomena, safety and hygiene, the effect of needling on fascia and connective tissue, and an account on professional issues surrounding TrP dry needling. The second section includes a detailed and well-illustrated review of deep dry needling techniques of the most common muscles throughout the body. The third section of the book describes several other needling approaches, such as superficial dry needling, dry needling from a Western Acupuncture perspective, intramuscular stimulation, and Fu’s subcutaneous needling. Trigger Point Dry Needling brings together authors who are internationally recognized specialists in the field of myofascial pain and dry needling. First book of its kind to include different needling approaches (in the context of evidence) for the management of neuromuscular pain conditions Highlights both current scientific evidence and clinicians’ expertise and experience Multi-contributed by a team of top international experts Over 200 illustrations supporting the detailed description of needling techniques
The Concise Book of Dry Needling
A major development in the safe and effective treatment of myofascial trigger points and myofascial pain, this book is a concise, comprehensive, and well-illustrated reference on dry needling. John Sharkey—an international authority on myofascial trigger points, myofascial pain, myofascial trigger point dry needling, and neuromuscular therapy as well as an accredited clinical anatomist—draws on his thirty years of experience in bodywork and movement therapy to provide accurate and essential criteria for the identification and subsequent treatment of myofascial trigger points through the exclusive use of a fine, filiform needle. The ideal accompaniment to course notes and the perfect tableside reference guide, this book describes the origin, etiology, and pathophysiology of the myofascial trigger point as well as indications and contraindications for myofascial trigger point dry needling. Instructive illustrations support the text, along with standards and guidelines that ensure safe, effective, and appropriate application. Physical therapists including osteopaths, chiropractors, neuromuscular therapists, soft tissue therapists, physiotherapists, and sports massage therapists will find this guide indispensible. Because Sharkey explains why so many people have unresolved chronic pain and provides clear explanations of how pain is propagated, the book is also an invaluable source of information for patients with chronic pain and their care providers. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Dry Needling for Manual Therapists
Designed to be a go-to reference for assessment and treatment planning in the clinic, this is a clear and concise handbook for students and practitioners of dry needling, or medical acupuncture. It includes: · Comprehensive medical illustrations demonstrating trigger point locations and associated pain referral patterns · Easy-to-follow instructions and photographs demonstrating musculoskeletal dry needling points and electroacupuncture techniques · Dedicated section on the acupuncture treatment of tendinopathy · Vital information on palpation and correct needling techniques · Practical guidance on best practice, safety and treatment planning · Overviews of the history and key principles of Traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture · Up-to-date research on the effect of acupuncture in the treatment of MSK conditions, myofascial pain, trigger points (MTrPS), fascia and pain. The book will be an essential aid for osteopaths, physiotherapists, sports rehabilitators, chiropractors, massage therapists, as well as traditional acupuncturists wishing to understand a Western approach on acupuncture. Other health professionals incorporating, or looking to incorporate dry needling into their treatment programme, will also find this book an invaluable resource.
Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction
...gives a thorough understanding of what myofascial pain actually is, and provides a unique and effective approach to the diagnosis and treatment of this syndrome for the lower body muscles.
Myofascial Trigger Points
This book examines a special topic, JMMT. Emphasis is on the etiology of trigger points with a critical overview of current concepts. The contributing authors are the most respected myofascial pain research and practice experts. The authors address the etiology of trigger points, the epidemiology of myofascial pain, clinical management of patients, specific treatment issues, and the role of trigger points in various pain syndromes.
Manual of Dry Needling Techniques
Upper & Lower Quarter HeadingPage CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION1 History2 International Definitions4 Introduction to Pain 6 Myofascial Trigger Points 14 CHAPTER 2 - UNDERSTANDING DRY NEEDLING31 Models of Dry Needling32 Types of Dry Needling34 Physiological Effects of Dry Needling35 Analgesic Effects35 Biochemical Modulation 38 Mechanical Effects39 Understanding Needles43 Handling Needles44 Practising Needling/Method Of Needling45 Direction Of Insertion46 Basic Insertion Techniques47 Manipulation47 Order Of Insertion And Removal Of Needles48 Patient Education49 Hygiene49 Material Required53 Indications53 Contraindications53 Precautions55 Appropriate Selection Of Patient55 Procedure of Dry Needling56 Advantages57 Management Of Adverse Events57 CHAPTER 3 - TRIGGER POINT DRY NEEDLING (UPPER QUARTER)60 Supraspinatus61 Infraspinatus62 Rhomboid Major And Rhomboid Minor63 Latissimus Dorsi65 Upper Trapezius66 Teres Major68 Teres Minor 69 Subscapularis70 Levator Scapulae71 Deltoid72 Biceps 74 Triceps75 Anconeus76 Brachialis77 Brachioradialis78 Supinator79 Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis80 Extensor Digitorum81 Extensor Carpi Ulnaris82 Pronator Teres83 Flexor Carpi Radialis 84 Flexor Digitorum Profundus And Superficialis85 Adductor Pollicis87 Opponens Pollicis88 Abductor Pollicis Brevis89 Dorsal Introssei90 CHAPTER 4 - TRIGGER POINT DRY NEEDLING (LOWER QUARTER)91 Gluteus Maximus92 Gluteus Medius93 Gluteus Minimus94 Piriformis95 Tensor Fascia Latae96 Adductor Magnus 97 Adductor Longus98 Pectenius99 Rectus Femoris100 Vastus Lateralis101 Vastus Medialis102 Vastus Intermidius103 Hamstring104 Sartorius106 Popliteus107 Gastronemius108 Soleus110 Plantaris111 Tibialis Anterior112 Tibialis Posterior113 Peroneus Tertius114 Peroneus Longus115 Extensor Hallucis Longus116 Extensor Digitorum Longus117 Extensor Digitorum Brevis 118 Flexor Hallucis Longus119 Flexor Hallucis Brevis120 Extensor Hallucis Brevis121 Adductor Hallucis 122 Abductor Hallucis 123 Flexor Digitorum Brevis124 Abductor Digiti Minimi125 Quadratus Plantae126 Dorsal And Planter Interossei127 SUGGESTIVE READING129
Biomedical Acupuncture for Sports and Trauma Rehabilitation
Written by widely respected acupuncture expert Yun-tao Ma, PhD, LAc, Biomedical Acupuncture for Sports and Trauma Rehabilitation shows techniques that will enhance athletic performance, accelerate recovery after intensive workouts, and speed trauma rehabilitation after injuries or surgeries. Evidence-based research is used to support the best and most effective techniques, with over 100 illustrations showing anatomy, injury, and clinical procedures. Unlike many other acupuncture books, this book uses a Western approach to make it easier to understand rationales, master techniques, and integrate biomedical acupuncture into your practice. "Finally, a well-referenced, common sense approach to dry needling in sports medicine that discusses maintenance, overtraining, and the effect of the stress response in athletes. This is a long-awaited book that will leave you feeling comfortable with a technique that is very useful not only for athletes, but for all patients of your practice." Rey Ximenes, MD The Pain and Stress Management Center Austin, Texas "For any clinician involved with assisting athletes recover from injury, as well as providing services to enhance physical performance, this text will be indispensable. This book is a major accomplishment in the field of sports injury and treatment of musculoskeletal and neurological pain." Mark A. Kestner, DC, FIAMA, CCSP, CSCS Kestner Chiropractic & Acupuncture Center Murfreesboro, Tennessee Unique! Explores acupuncture treatments for sports injuries in the acute phase, rehabilitation, and prevention. Includes acupuncture for performance enhancement and injury prevention, emphasizing pre-event acupuncture used to help increase muscle output, assist with pre-competition stress, and prevent soft tissue injury. Provides evidence-based research to show the science behind the best and most effective techniques, based on the author’s background in neuroscience and cell biology and his 35 years of clinical acupuncture experience. Offers an overview of the science of biomedical acupuncture including the mechanisms of acupuncture, anatomy and physiology of acupoints, and discussion of human healing potential. Uses terminology and concepts familiar to Western-trained health professionals, making the material easier to understand and incorporate into practice. Includes more than 100 illustrations showing anatomy, injury, and clinical procedures. Covers useful techniques including those that increase muscle force output, joint flexibility and stability; prevent sports injuries like muscle sprain, tendonitis, bone strain, stress/fatigue fracture and bone spurs; reinforce muscle output for specific sports; normalize physiology of dysfunctional soft tissues; predict treatment response; reduce physiological stress; use the new Vacuum Therapy for deep tissue dysfunctions; and balance the biomechanics of musculoskeletal system.
Travell Simons Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction Upper half of body
This Second Edition presents introductory general information on all trigger points and also detailed descriptions of single muscle syndromes for the upper half of the body. It includes 107 new drawings, a number of trigger point release techniques in addition to spray and stretch, and a new chapter on intercostal muscles and diaphragm.
Equine Dry Needling
Dry Needling has been known in the human sector as a therapy for muscular trigger points and the myofascial pain syndrome for many decades. Physiotherapist and Dry Needler Andrea Schachinger transferred her experiences from treating humans to the treatment of horses and established the Schachinger Equine Dry Needling Method. She shares her longstanding experience with her students and also teaches the perfected method at the Centrum Dry Needling in Germany. With the present practical guide Andrea Schachinger created a reference book, in collaboration with her co-instructor Cornelia Klarholz, that leads the young as well as the experienced Dry Needling therapist through the therapy. This book answers your questions about - the basics of histology and pathophysiology of myofascial pain - the formation of trigger points and movement disorders - the basic rules of Equine Dry Needling - the Schachinger Equine Dry Needling Method’s mode of action - the differential diagnosis and the indicators - the exact treatment of each muscle including insertion technique The practical guide for the competent therapist!