Lower Extremity

Updated: July 2021

Hip

  • A 2021 randomized controlled trial investigated the effectiveness of dry needling (DN) therapy for patients with hip osteoarthritis. 45 patients were randomly assigned to DN, sham DN or control. Dry needling was applied to 3 active myofascial trigger points (MTrPs). Post hoc tests revealed a significant reduction in hip pain and significant improvements in physical function and hip muscle strength in the DN group compared with the sham and control groups. ABSTRACT

    The rest of this research summary including the annotated bibliography with links to every article is only available to Clinical Compass Evidence Center Subscribers

    If you are you a Clinical Compass Evidence Center Subscriber, please CLICK HERE TO LOGIN
    If you are not yet a Clinical Compass Evidence Center Subscriber, CLICK HERE to learn how to access all of our research summaries for a 100% tax deductible donation of as little as $5 per month.

     

     

A literature synthesis of Chiropractic Care for Lower Extremity — an academically rigorous analysis of all the available scientific literature using internationally accepted tools to rate each article according to specific criteria indicating only what we can conclude with supportable, scientific evidence.