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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Trigger Point Pain, Myofascial, Muscle Pain or Myofascial Pain Syndrome
and you are
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The purpose

Hypothesis The application of intramuscular electrostimulation will be more effectiveness than the dry needling in myofascial trigger points treatment. Objetives: To determine the effectiveness of intramuscular electrostimulation in the treatment of trigger points of the levator scapula muscle for the improvement of pain in mechanical cervicalgia. Participants: Subjects with diagnosed of myofascial pain syndrome in cervical region and active trigger points in levator scapulae muscle, randomly assigned to experimental or control group. Intervention: Control group: one session of dry needling in active trigger points; experimental group: one session of intramuscular stimulation in active trigger points. Main Outcomes Measures: Pain, pressure pain threshold (PPT), active cervical range of motion and strength muscle . The measures will be taken before, after and one week after the interventions.

Provided treatments

  • Other: Dry needling and electric stimulation
  • Other: Dry needling

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT03025230. The sponsor of the trial is University of Alcala and it is looking for 80 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Effectiveness of Dry Needling and Intramuscular Electrostimulation in the Treatment of Myofascial Trigger Points in Patients With Neck Pain