needling

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needling

[′nēd·əl·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
Underpinning the upper part of a building with horizontally placed timber or steel beams.
(mining engineering)
Cutting holes or ledges in a coal bed or rock surface for receiving the ends of timber supports.

needling

1. Attaching a base coat of thatch onto the battens of a thatched roof; by sewing them together with a large, flat metal needle.
2. A needle beam which provides temporary support of a load.
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A physical therapy intervention technique called dry needling is gaining popularity to manage muscle pain and movement impairments, according to a statement from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) .
Acupuncture group by dry needling (GA): Animals treated with acupuncture by dry needling (n=6);
The application of DN (thin filiform needles) employs different techniques, including but not limited to winding, several stabbings of the needle into the site (sometimes referred to as "pistoning"), inserting the needle into the site for a certain amount of time and electrical dry needling (EDN) in some cases.
Kalichman and Vulfsons stated in their study that deep dry needling is more effective than superficial dry needling in the therapy of musculoskeletal pain [45].
MTrPs can be inactivated with a series of treatments, such as transcutaneous electrical stimulation, ultrasound or massage, injections, acupuncture, and dry needling [12,13].
This is two days of intensive practical training with David Lintonbon and Somuz Miah, based on Western principles of acupuncture, called dry needling. You will learn when and how to utilise this procedure safely.
He has particular skill in intramuscular therapy (dry needling) and joint dysfunction.
This edition has updated chapters and new chapters on energy medicine, fascia and the extracellular matrix, and dry needling. Others have been removed.
The authors of this randomised clinical trial evaluate and argue the effectiveness of dry needling used as an adjunct to a pre-existing multimodal approach to postsurgical shoulder rehabilitation.
Dry needling uses filiform needles--the same kind as traditional acupuncture.
Of the 2 small RCTs that were conducted, one compared PRP to extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT), (23) and the other to dry needling. (24)