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Bibliografia dell'articolo
Disturbi muscoloscheletrici: trattamento dei tessuti molli mediante strumenti
pubblicato nel Marzo - Aprile 2017 nella rivista Il Fisioterapista - fascicolo n.2


  1. Chiarotto A, Clijsen R, Fernandez-de-Las-Penas C, Barbero M. Prevalence of myofascial trigger points in spinal disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2016; 97(2): 316-37.
  2. Furlan AD, Imamura M, Dryden T, Irvin E. Massage for low back pain: an updated systematic review within the framework of the Cochrane Back Review Group. Spine 2009; 34(16): 1669-84.
  3. Lee J-H, Lee D-K, Oh J-S. The effect of Graston technique on the pain and range of motion in patients with chronic low back pain. J Phys Ther Sci 2016; 28(6): 1852-5.
  4. Cheatham SW, Lee M, Cain M, Baker R. The efficacy of instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization: a systematic review. J Can Chiropr Assoc 2016; 60(3): 200-11.
  5. Sevier TL, Stegink-Jansen CW. Astym treatment vs. eccentric exercise for lateral elbow tendinopathy: a randomized controlled clinical trial. Peer J 2015; 3: e967.
  6. McCormack JR, Underwood FB, Slaven EJ, Cappaert TA. Eccentric exercise versus eccentric exercise and soft tissue treatment (astym) in the management of insertional Achilles tendinopathy. Sports Health 2016; 8(3): 230-7.
  7. Laudner K, Compton BD, McLoda TA, Walters CM. Acute effects of instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization for improving posterior shoulder range of motion in collegiate baseball players. Int J Sports Phys Ther 2014; 9(1): 1-7.
  8. Markovic G. Acute effects of instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization vs. foam rolling on knee and hip range of motion in soccer players. J Bodyw Mov Ther 2015; 19(4): 690-6.
  9. ussey MJ, Boron-Magulik AE, Valovich-McLeod TC, Bacon CEW. The comparison of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization and self-stretch measures to increase shoulder range of motion in overhead athletes: a critically appraised topic. J Sport Rehabil 2017; 1-16.
  10. Liu L, Huang Q-M, Liu Q-G, Ye G, Bo C-Z, Chen M-J, et al. Effectiveness of dry needling for myofascial trigger points associated with neck and shoulder pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2015; 96(5): 944-55.
  11. Cagnie B, Castelein B, Pollie F, Steelant L, Verhoeyen H, Cools A. Evidence for the use of ischemic compression and dry needling in the management of trigger points of the upper trapezius in patients with neck pain: a systematic review. Am J Phys Med Rehabil Assoc Acad Physiatr 2015; 94(7): 573-83.
  12. Gattie E, Cleland JA, Snodgrass S. The effectiveness of trigger point dry needling for musculoskeletal conditions by physical therapists: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2017; 47(3): 133-49.
  13. Sterling M, Vicenzino B, Souvlis T, Connelly LB. Dry-needling and exercise for chronic whiplash-associated disorders: a randomized single-blind placebo-controlled trial. Pain 2015; 156(4): 635-43.
  14. Llamas-Ramos R, Pecos-Martín D, Gallego-Izquierdo T, et al. Comparison of the short-term outcomes between trigger point dry needling and trigger point manual therapy for the management of chronic mechanical neck pain: a randomized clinical trial. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2014; 44(11): 852-61.
  15. De Meulemeester KE, Castelein B, Coppieters I, et al. Comparing trigger point dry needling and manual pressure technique for the management of myofascial neck/shoulder pain: a randomized clinical trial. J Manipulative Physiol Ther 2017; 40(1): 11-20.
  16. Pérez-Palomares S, Oliván-Blázquez B, Pérez-Palomares A, et al. Contribution of dry needling to individualized physical therapy treatment of shoulder pain: a randomized clinical trial. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2017; 47(1): 11-20.
  17. Lucas N, Macaskill P, Irwig L, Moran R, Bogduk N. Reliability of physical examination for diagnosis of myofascial trigger points: a systematic review of the literature. Clin J Pain 2009; 25(1): 80-9.
  18. Quintner JL, Bove GM, Cohen ML. A critical evaluation of the trigger point phenomenon. Rheumatol Oxf Engl 2014; 54 (3): 392-9.
  19. Testa M, Rossettini G. Enhance placebo, avoid nocebo: how contextual factors affect physiotherapy outcomes. Man Ther 2016; 24: 65-74.