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Descriptor English: Dry Needling
Descriptor Spanish: Punción Seca
Descriptor punción seca
Scope note: Intervención en la que se utiliza una aguja fina filiforme para penetrar la piel y estimular puntos "gatillo" miofasciales subyacentes, tejidos musculares y tejidos conjuntivos para el tratamiento del dolor neuromusculoesquelético y de las alteraciones del movimiento.
Descriptor Portuguese: Agulhamento Seco
Descriptor French: Poncture sèche
Entry term(s): Needling, Dry
Tree number(s): E02.190.292
E02.779.413
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000079245
Scope note: Intervention that uses a thin filiform needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate underlying myofascial trigger points, muscular, and connective tissues for the management of neuromusculoskeletal pain and movement impairments.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 2020
History Note: 2020
DeCS ID: 59084
Unique ID: D000079245
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Date Established: 2020/01/01
Date of Entry: 2019/07/08
Revision Date: 2018/11/06
Dry Needling - Preferred
Concept UI M000644029
Scope note Intervention that uses a thin filiform needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate underlying myofascial trigger points, muscular, and connective tissues for the management of neuromusculoskeletal pain and movement impairments.
Preferred term Dry Needling
Entry term(s) Needling, Dry



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