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Exercise and Post-dry Needling Soreness

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT02558686
First Posted: September 24, 2015
Last Update Posted: January 21, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
César Fernández-de-las-Peñas, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
  Purpose
Application of trigger point dry needling can induce post-dry needling soreness. This is not a negative experience, but sometimes some patients want to reduce it as much as possible. Manual therapies and exercise strategies targeting to decrease post-dry needling soreness need to be investigated.

Condition Intervention
Shoulder Pain Other: Eccentric Exercise Other: Detuned Ultrasound Other: Placebo

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Eccentric Exercise, Sham or Placebo on Post-Needling Soreness by Dry Needling on Active Trigger Points

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Further study details as provided by César Fernández-de-las-Peñas, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in post-dry needling pain intensity before and after the intervention [ Time Frame: Baseline, 24 hours after, 48 hours after and 72 hours after treatment ]
    A Numerical Pain Rate Scale (NPRS, 0-10) will be used to record post-dry needling soreness and pain


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in spontaneous shoulder pain before and after the intervention [ Time Frame: Baseline and 72 hours after treatment ]
    A Numerical Pain Rate Scale (NPRS, 0-10) will be used to assess spontaneous shoulder pain

  • Changes in disability before and after the intervention [ Time Frame: Baseline and 72 hours after treatment ]
    The Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) questionnaire will be used to assess disability induced by shoulder pain.

  • Changes in functionality before and after the intervention [ Time Frame: Baseline and 72 hours after treatment ]
    The Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (SPADI) questionnaire will be used to assess function of the uppr extremity related to shoulder pain


Enrollment: 90
Study Start Date: October 2015
Study Completion Date: January 2016
Primary Completion Date: January 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Eccentric Exercise
Individuals will perform 3 sets of 10 repetitions of eccentric exercise of the infraspinatus muscle after the application of trigger point dry needling
Other: Eccentric Exercise
Individuals will perform 3 sets of 10 repetitions of eccentric exercise of the infraspinatus muscle after the application of trigger point dry needling
Sham Comparator: Detuned Ultrasound
Individuals will received 10 minutes of detuned ultrasound on the infraspinatus muscle after the application of trigger point dry needling
Other: Detuned Ultrasound
Individuals will received 10 minutes of detuned ultrasound on the infraspinatus muscle after the application of trigger point dry needling
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Individuals will not perform any action after the application of trigger point dry needling
Other: Placebo
Individuals will not perform any action after the application of trigger point dry needling

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Unilateral non-traumatic shoulder pain
  • Shoulder pain from at least 6 months
  • Shoulder pain of more than 3 points on a NPRS
  • Presence of active trigger point in the infraspinatus muscle

Exclusion Criteria:

  • bilateral shoulder pain
  • younger than 18 or older than 65 years
  • shoulder injury
  • upper extremity surgery
  • fibromyalgia syndrome
  • neck or shoulder surgery
  • cervical radiculopathy
  • whiplash
  • any type of intervention for the neck-shoulder the previous year
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02558686


Locations
Spain
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Alcorcon, Madrid, Spain, 28922
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Cesar Fernández-de-las-Peñas, PhD Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
  More Information

Responsible Party: César Fernández-de-las-Peñas, Head Division, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02558686     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: URJC 2015-12
First Submitted: September 21, 2015
First Posted: September 24, 2015
Last Update Posted: January 21, 2016
Last Verified: January 2016

Keywords provided by César Fernández-de-las-Peñas, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos:
trigger points
disability
post-dry needling soreness
eccentric exercise

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Shoulder Pain
Arthralgia
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Menthol
Antipruritics
Dermatologic Agents