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Ischemic compression and joint mobilisation for the treatment of nonspecific myofascial foot pain: findings from two quasi-experimental before-andafter studies

March 01, 2015

Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of myofascial therapy involving ischemic compression on trigger points in combination with mobilization therapy on patients with chronic nonspecific foot pain. Study design: Two quasi-experimental before-and-after studies involving two different baseline states. Method: Foot pain patients at a private clinic were divided into two separate cohorts: A, custom orthotic users; and

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A randomized controlled (intervention) trial of ischemic compression therapy for chronic carpal tunnel syndrome

June 10, 2014

Study Design: Randomized clinical trial. Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of ischemic compression therapy in the treatment of chronic carpal tunnel syndrome. Method: Fifty-fi ve patients suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome were randomized to two groups. Thirtyseven patients received 15 experimental treatments which consisted of ischemic compressions at trigger

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