A RANDOMIZED TRIAL TO STUDY THE COMPARISON OF TRIGGER POINT DRY NEEDLING VERSUS KINESIO TAPING TECHNIQUE IN MYOFASCIAL PAIN SYNDROME DURING A 3-MONTH FOLLOW-UP


Hayta E. , Umdu N. M.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHYSIOTHERAPY, vol.3, no.5, pp.490-496, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 3 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.15621/ijphy/2016/v3i5/117436
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHYSIOTHERAPY
  • Page Numbers: pp.490-496

Abstract

Background: Managemen of myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) is a current research subject since there is a small number of randomized studies comparing different management techniques. Multiple studies attempted to assess various treatment options including trigger point dry needling and kinesiotaping. We compared the effects of trigger point dry needling and kinesiotaping in the management of myofascial pain syndome during a 3-month follow-up period.