Trigger Point Dry Needling - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780702074165

Trigger Point Dry Needling

2nd Edition

An Evidence and Clinical-Based Approach

Editors: Jan Dommerholt Cesar Fernandez de las Penas
Hardcover ISBN: 9780702074165
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 30th August 2018
Page Count: 320

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Key Features

  • 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;

Table of Contents

Part 1 Basis of trigger point dry needling

Chapter 1 Basic concepts of Myofascial Trigger Points (TrPs)

Chapter 2 Proposed mechanisms and effects of trigger point dry needling

Chapter 3 Dry Needling for Fascia, Scar, and Tendon

Chapter 4 Dry Needling for Neurological Conditions

Chapter 5 Trigger point dry needling: Safety guidelines

Chapter 6 Dry needling across different disciplines

Part 2: Clinical and Evidence-Informed Approach of TrP Dry Needling

Chapter 7 Deep dry needling of the head and neck muscles

Chapter 8 Deep dry needling of the shoulder muscles

Chapter 9 Deep dry needling of the arm and hand muscles

Chapter 10 Deep dry needling of the trunk muscles

Chapter 11 Deep Dry Needling of the Hip and Pelvic Muscles

Chapter 12 Deep Dry Needling of the Leg and Foot Muscles

Part 3: Other Dry Needling Approaches

Chapter 13 Superficial dry needling

Chapter 14 Dry Needling from a Western Medical Acupuncture Perspective

Chapter 15 Intramuscular stimulation (IMS)

Chapter 16 Fu’s subcutaneous needling



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About the Editor

Jan Dommerholt

Affiliations and Expertise

Physical Therapist, Bethesda Physciocare/Myopain Seminars, Bethesda, MD, USA; Lecturer, University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA; Lecturer, Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera, Valencia, Spain

Cesar Fernandez de las Penas

Affiliations and Expertise

Head Division, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Alcorcon, Madrid, Spain; Clinical Researcher, Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction (SMI), Aarlborg University, Aalborg, Denmark