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Effects Of Dry Needling and Dry Needling Combined with Electrical Stimulation on Pain and Function in Patients with Subacute Musculoskeletal Neck Pain Following Myofascial Trigger Points

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Ali ALchlaihawi ,Siamak Bashardoust Tajali ,Kazem Malmir ,Tamador Sabah Mahdi


Study design: Double Blinded RCT. Objectives: Study the effects of dry needling (DN) and dry needling combined with electrical stimulation(EDN) on pain and function in patients with subacute neck pain following myofascial trigger points in upper quadrant muscles. Method: Thirty patient will be randomly allocated into two groups one receives DN +hot pack and group two receive EDN + hot pack. Each protocol of intervention consists of 6 sessions for 3 weeks (2 sessions per week) and checking VAS and ROM and NDI and FCE before and after treatment.

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