The relative effectiveness of laser versus dry needling in the treatment of myofasciitis [thesis]

Karen Janette Miller
This study compared the relative effectiveness of low intensity laser therapy as opposed to dry needling in the treatment of active myofascial trigger points. The purpose of this study was to determine the more effective method of treating active myofascial trigger points, in terms of subjective and objective clinical findings. This study was a comparative, uncontrolled, unblinded pilot study. It was also intended to expand upon the little understood pathophysiology and treatment of muscular
more » ... n, in both chiropractic and medical curricula (Gatterman 1990: 285).
doi:10.51415/10321/2780 fatcat:o254uzjeozebrn4xi7nwi47qmy