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International Academy of Chiropractic Acupuncture (IACA)

291 Main Road
Holden, ME 04429
Contact: Dr. Zev Myerowitz
Email: drzev@roadrunner.com
Organization Website: www.iaca.cc

 

Acupuncture Society of America, Inc

President: Richard Yennie, DC, DABCA, Dipl AC (NCCAOM)
4140 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111
Contact: Pat Khan
Email: ryenniedc@msn.com
Website: www.acupuncturesociety.org

 

National University of Health Sciences

200 E. Roosevelt
Lombard, IL 60148
Contact: Postgraduate Education Department
Website: www.nuhs.edu

 

Parker University Acupuncture Basic & Advanced Classes

2540 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas, Texas 75229
Contact: Continuing Education Department
Email: askpostgrad@parker.edu
Website: www.parker.edu/acupuncture-class.aspx

Position Papers

 CCA Policy Statement on Board Certification

 CCA Policy Statement on Dry-Needling

Articles

Acupuncture

 A Form of Acupuncture May Help in Opiod Addiction

 A History of Dry Needling

 A New Method for Quantifying the Needling Component of Acupuncture Treatment

 Acupoints and Their Relationships with Multirecetive Fields of Neurons

 Acupuncture and Chronic Spinal Pain – Progress in Tracking Outcomes

 Acupuncture Combined with Methylcobalamin for Treatment of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy in Patients with Multile Myeloma

 Acupuncture for Chronic Pain – An Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis

 Acupuncture for Detoxification in Treatment of Opiod Addiction

 Acupuncture in Menopause Study – A Pragmatic RCT

 Acupuncture Treatment for Drug Addiction Testimony

 Acupuncture Treatment for Drug Addiction

 Acupuncture Treatment Urticaria

 Acupuncture-Induced Haemothorax – A Rare Iatrogenic Complication of Acupuncture

 Auricular Acupuncture for Chronic Pain and Insomnia – Randomized Clinical Trial

 Can Battlefield Acupuncture Improve Colonoscopy Experience?

 Comparative Assesment of the Heart’s Functioning by Using the Akabane Test and Classical Methods of Instrumental Examination

 Comparison of Superficial and Deep Acupuncture in the Treatment of Lumbar Myofascial Pain – A Double-Blind RCT

 Contributions of Myofascial Pain in Diagnosis and Treatment of Shoulder Pain – A RCT

 Defining the Quality of Acupuncture – The Case for Acupuncture for Cancer-Rellated Fatigue

 Difference Between Acupuncture and Dry Needling – A Historical and Practical Application

 Dry Needling and Exercise for Chronic Whiplash – A RCT

 Dry Needling of Trigger Points With and Without Paraspinal Needling in Myofascial Pain Syndrome in Elderly Patients

 Dry Needling vs. Acupuncture – The Ongoing Debate

 Ear Acupuncture for Acute Sore Throat – A RCT

 Effect of Electroacupuncture Rehabilitation in Transverse Myelitis – A Care Report

 Effect of Laser Acupuncture Combined with Diet-Exercise Intervention on Metabolic Syndrome in Post-Menopausal Women

 Effectiveness of Acupuncture Therapy on Stress in a Large Urban College Population

 Effectiveness of Traditional Chinese Acupuncture Versus Sham Acupuncture – A Systematic Review

 Effects of Acupuncture on 1-chloro-2, 4-dinitrochlorobenzene-induced Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Mice

 Effects of Acupuncture on Hot Flush and Menopause Symptoms in Breast Cancer – A RCT and Meta-Analysis

 Efficacy of Auricular Acupressure for Chronic Low Back Pain

 Evidence, Mechanisms, and Clinical Implications of Central Hypersensitivity in Chronic Pain After Whiplash Injury

 German Acupuncture Trial for Chronic Low Back Pain

 Immediate Effect of Needling at CV-12 (Zhongwan) Acupuncture Point on Blocked Glucose Level in Patients with Type 2 Diabetis Mellitus

 Influence of DeQi on the Immediate Analgesic Effect of SP6 Acupuncture in Patients with Primary Dysmennorhea and Cold and Dampness Stagnation

 Investigation of the Phenomenon of Propagated Sensation Along the Channels in the Upper Limb Following Administration of Acupuncture and Mock Laser

 Is Acupuncture Efficacious for Treating Phonotraumatic Vocal Pathologies – A RCT

 Laser Acupuncture at HT7 Improves the Cerebellar Disorder in Valproic Acid-Rat Model of Autism

 Paradoxes in Acupuncture Research-Strategies in Moving Forward

 Postherpetic Neuralgia – Practical Experiences Return to Traditional Chinese Medicine

 RCT of Trancutaneous Electroacupuncture Stimulation as Treatment for Opiod Detoxification

 Relating Chronic Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis to Signs of Sensitization and Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction

 Relationship of Acupuncture Point and Meridians to Connective Tissue Planes

 Scalp Acupuncture Treatment Protocol for Anxiety Disorders – A Case Report

 The Safety of Obstetric Acupuncture – Forbidden Points Revisited

 The Status and Future of Acupuncture Mechanism Research

 The Use of Battlefield Acupuncture Prior to Botulinum Toxin A Administration – A 2-Patient Case Series

 Traditional Chinese Acupuncture and Placebo (Sham) Acupuncture are Differentiated by Their Effects on Mu-Opiod Receptors

 Traditional Chinese Acupuncture and Placebo Acupuncture are Differentiated by Their Effects on Opiod Receptors

 Western Medical Acupuncture – A Definition

Dry Needling

 A New Look at Trigger Point Injections

 Beneficial Effects of Dry Needling for Treatment of Chronic Myofascial Pain Persist for 6 Weeks After Treatment Completion

 Comparison of Ozone and Lidocaine Injection Efficacy vs. Dry Needling in Myofascial Pain Syndrome Patients

 Comparison of Two Angles of Approach for Trigger Point Dry Needling of the Lumbar Multifidus in Human Donors

 Comparison Therapeutic Effects of Ultrasound-Guided Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection and Dry Needling in Rotator Cuff Disease

 Comparisons of Prediction Models of Myofascial Pain Control After Dry Needling – A Prospective Study

 Comparison of Prediction Models pf Myofascial Pain Control After Dry Needling

 Deep Dry Needling of Trigger Points Located in the Lateral Pterygoid Muscle – Efficacy and Safety of Treatment for Management of Myofascial Pain and TMJ Dysfunction

 Dry Needling on Infraspinatus Latent and Active Myofascial Trigger Points in Older Adults with Non-Specific Shoulder Pain

 Dry Needle Stimulation of Myofascial Trigger Points Evokes Segmental Anti-Nociceptive Effects

 Dry Needling Alters Trigger Points in the Upper Trapezius Muscle and Reduces Pain in Subjects with Chronic Myofascial Pain

 Dry Needling and Exercise for Chronic Whiplash – Randomized Controlled Trial

 Dry Needling and Exercise for Chronic Whiplash

 Dry Needling and Injection for Musculoskeletal and Joint Disorders – CADTH

 Dry Needling and Injections for Musculoskeletal and Joint Disorders

 Dry Needling Can Reduce Myofascial Pain Related to Trigger Points

 Dry Needling for Myofascial Pain – Prognostic Factors

 Dry Needling for Myofascial Trigger Point Pain

 Dry Needling has Anti-Nociceptive Effects

 Dry Needling in Management of Musculoskeletal Pain

 Dry Needling in the Management of Musculoskeletal Pain

 Dry Needling Versus Cortisone Injection in the Treament of Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome

 Dry Needling – A Literature Review with Implications for Clinical Practice Guidelines

 Effect of Dry Needling in the Treament of Myofascial Pain Syndrome

 Effectiveness of Dy Needling Versus a Classical Physiotherapy Program in Patient with Chronic Low Back Pain

 Effectiveness of Dry Needling, Stretching, and Strengthening to Reduce Pain & Improve Function in Subjects with Chronic Lateral Hip

 Effectiveness of Trigger Point Dry Needlign for Plantar Heel Pain – An RCT

 Effects of Dry Needling to the Symptomatic Versus Control Shoulder in Patients with Unilateral Subacromial Pain Syndrome

 Efficacy of Deep Dry Needling on Latent Myofascial Trigger Points in Older Adults with Non-Specific Shoulder Pain

 Efficacy of Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling in the Prevention of Pain After Total Knee Arthroplasty

 Evaluation and Treament of Musculoskeletal Chest Wall Pain in a Military Athlete

 Evaluation of the Sympathetic Skin Response to the Dry Needling Treatment in Female Myofascial Pain Syndrome Patients

 Exercises & Dry Needling for Subacromial Pain Syndrome – An RCT

 Fluoroscopically Guided Transforaminal Epidural Dry Needling for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Using a Specially Designed Needle

 Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Spontaneous Pneumothorax

 Hip Pain – Dry Needling Versus Cortisone Injections

 Immediate & Short-Term Effects Combination of MTrPDN & Percutaneous TENS on Post-Needling Soreness in Patients with Chronic LBP

 Impact of Needle Diameter on Long-Term Dry Needling Treament of Chronic Lumbar Myofascial Pain Syndrome

 Intensive Vasodilatation in the Sciatic Pain Area After Dry Needling

 Interaction Between Trigger Points and Joint Hypomobility

 Management of Myofascial Trigger Point Pain

 Management of Shoulder Injuries Using Dry Needling in Elite Volleyball Players

 Mechanical Solution for a Mechanical Problem – Tennis Elbow

 Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography in CRPS – Assesment Before & After Motor Function Recovery with Dry Needling as Sole Treament

 Neck Pain – Dry Needling Can Decrease Pain and Increase Motion

 Neuromuscular Damage and Repair After Dry Needling in Mice

 Neurophysiological & Clinical Effects of Dry Needling in Patients with Upper Trapezius Myofascial Trigger Points

 New Perspective of Neuromyopathy to Explain Intractable Pancreatic Cancer Pains – MTrPDN Effective Adjunct to Neurolytic Blocks

 Optimizing Physical Therapy for Ankylosing Spondylitis – A Case Study in Young Football Player

 Pertinent Dry Needling Consideration for Minimizing Adverse Effects – Part 2

 Remote Dose-Dependent Effects of Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling at Distant Myofascial Trigger Spots Rabbit Skeletal Muscles Reduction Substance Levels

 Spinal and Peripheral Dry Needling Versus Peripheral Dry Needling Alone Among Individuals with a History of Lateral Ankle Sprain

 Strength Exercises Combined with Dry Needling with Electrical Stimulation Improve Pain & Function in Patients with Chronic Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy

 Superficial Dry Needling and Active Stretching in the Treatment of Myofascial Pain – An RCT

 Superficial Versus Deep Dry Needling

 Tendon Needling for Treatment of Tendinopathy – Systematic Review

 Test-Retest Reliability of Myofascial Trigger Point Detection in Patients with Rotator Cuff Tendonitis

 The Clinical Impact of Platelet-Rich Plasma on Tendinopathy Compared to Placebo or Dry Needling Injections

 The Effect of Dry Needling on the Radiating Pain in Subjects with Discogenic Low-Back Pain

 The Effectiveness of Dry Needling & Stretching Versus Stretching ALone on Hamstring Flexibility in Patients with Knee Pain

 The Local Twitch Response During Trigger Point Dry Needling – Is it Necessary for Successful Outcomes?

 The Use of Dry Needling and Myofascial Meridians in a Case of Plantar Fascitis

 The Use of Dry Needling for a Subject with Acute Onset of Neck Pain

 The Use of Dry Needling for a Subject with Chronic Lateral Hip and Thigh Pain

 The Use of Trigger Point Dry Needling and Intramuscular Electrical Stimulation for a Subject with Chronic Low Back Pain

 Therapeutic Effects of Dry Needling in Patients with Upper Trapezius Myofascial Trigger Points

 Treatment of Hamstring Strain in a Collegiate Pole-Vaulter Integratin Dry Needling with an Eccentric Training Program

 Treatment of Non-Specific Thoracic Spine Pain with Trigger Point Dry Needling and Intramuscular Electrical Stimulation

 Treatment of Subacute Posterior Knee Pain in an Adolescent Ballet Dancer Utilizing Trigger Point Dry Needling – A Case Report

 Treatment of Supraspinatus Tendinopathy with Ultrasound Guided Dry Needling

 Treatment of Temporomandibular Myofascial Pain with Deep Dry Needling

 Trigger Point Dry Needling and Proprioceptive Exercise for the Management of Chronic Ankle Instability – An RCT

 Trigger Point Dry Needling – Techniques and Outcome

 Twitch Obtaining Intramuscular Stimulation in Reflex Sypathetic Dystrophy

 Ultrasound-Guided Miniscalpel-Needle Release Versus Dry Needling for CHronic Neck Pain – An RCT

 Valiadation and Test-Retest Reliability of New Thermographic Technique Called Thermovision Technique of Dry Needling

Abstracts

Acupuncture

 Abstract – Acupuncture and Dry-Needling for ow Back Pain

 Abstract – Acupuncture for Opiod Addiction

 Abstract – Acupuncture for Pain Control After Caesarean Section

 Abstract – Effects of Health Baduanjin Qigong on Mild to Moderate Parkinsons

 Abstract – Efficacy of Acupuncture in the Management of Atopic Dermatitis

 Abstract – Electro-Acupuncture Versus Gabapentin for Hot Flashes Among Breast Cancer Survivors

 Abstract – Immediate Effects of Acupuncture on Tongue Pressure Including Swallowing Reflex Latency in Parkinsons

 Abstract – Manual Acupuncture Versus Electroacupuncture for Menopausal Syndrome

 Abstract – The Standardization of Acupuncture Treatment for Radiation-Induced Xerostomia

 Abstract – Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture and Myofascial Trigger Needling the Same Stimulation Points

Dry Needling

 Abstract – Contribution of the Local and Referred Pain from Active Myofascial Trigger Points in Fibromyalgia Syndrome

 Abstract – Dry Needling for the Treatment of Poststroke Muscle Spasticity – A Prospective Case Report

 Abstract – Shoulder Impingement in Tennis Racquetball Players Treated with Subscapularis

 Abstract – A Comparative Study of Two Myofascial Infiltration Techniques in Trigger Points – Dry Needling and Local Anaesthetic Injections

 Abstract – Changes in Spasticity, Widespread Pressure Pain Sens, Baropodometry After Application of Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling in Patients WHo Had a Stroke

 Abstract – Comparison of Different High-Volume Image-Guided Injection Procedures for Patients with Chronic Noninsertional

 Abstract – Comparison of Dry Needling and Physiotherapy in Treatmen of Myofascial Pain Syndrome

 Abstract – Comparison of Injection Methods in Myofascial Pain Syndrome – An RCT

 Abstract – Contributions of Myofascial Pain in Diagnosis and Treatment of Shoulder Pain – An RCT

 Abstract – Cubital Fossa Syndrome Treated with Dry Needling – A Case Report

 Absract – Dry Needle Stimulation of Myofascial Trigger Points Evokes Segmental Anti-Nociceptive Effects

 Abstract – Dry Needling COmbined with Physical Therapy in Patients with Chronic Postsurgical Pain Following Total Knee Arthroplasty

 Abstract – Dry Needling for the Management of Thoracic Spine Pain

 Abstract – Effect of Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling on Pain, Pressure pain threshold & Disability in Patients with a Myofascial Trigger Point in the Upper Trap Muscle

 Abstract – Effectiveness of Dry Needling for Upper Quarter Myofascial Pain

 Abstract – Effectiveness of Dry Needling on the Lower Trapezius in Patients with Mechanical Neck Pain

 Abstract – Effects of Dry Needling at Tender Points for Neck Pain (Japanese Katakori) Near-Infrared Spectroscopy

 Abstract – Evidence for the Use of Ischemic Compression and Dry Needling of Trigger Points in the Upper Trapezius

 Abstract – Hemiparetic Shoulder Pain Syndrome Treated with Deep Dry Needling During Early Rehabilitation

 Abstract – Ischemic Compression and Dry Needling in the Management of Trigger Points of the Upper Trapezius in Patients with Neck Pain

 Abstract – Multimodal Management of Lateral Epicondylalgia in Rock Climbers

 Abstract – Muscle Trigger Points and Pressure Pain Hyperalgesia in the Shoulder Muscles

 Abstract – Myofascial Origin of Shoulder Pain

 Abstract – Myofascial Pain Syndrome and Trigger Point Management

 Abstract – Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy, Laser Therapy and Dry Needling

 Abstract – Myofascial Trigger Points in Neck and SHoulder Muscles and Widespread Pressure Pain Hypersensitivity

 Abstract – Needling Therapies in the Management of Myofascial Trigger Point Pain – A Systematic Review

 Abstract – Paraspinal Stimulation Combined with Trigger Point Needling and Needle Rotation

 Abstract – Postneedling Soreness After Deep Dry Needling of a Latent Myofascial Trigger Point in the Upper Trapezius Muscle

 Abstract – Prevalence of Myofascial Trigger Points in Fibromyalgia – The Overlap of Two Common Problems

 Abstract – Rehabilitation of Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy Utilizing Eccentric Training

 Abstract – Short Term Changes in Neck Pain After Trigger Point Dry Needling – An RCT

 Abstract – Short Term Effects of Dry Needling of Active Myofascial Trigger Points in the Masseter Muscle in Patients with TMJ Disorders

 Abstract – Short Term Improvement Following Dery Needle Stimulation of Tender Points in Fibromyalgia

 Abstract – Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum & Epidural Pneumatosis in an Adolescent Precip by Weight Lighting

 Abstract – Spontaneous Pneumothorax in Weightlifters

 Abstract – Successfu; Management of Chronic Postdurgical Pain Following Total Knee Replacement

 Abstract – The Effect of the Combination of Dry Needling and MET on Latent Trigger Points of Upper Trapezius in Females

 Abstract – The Immediate Effect of Dry Needling on Multifidus Muscles Function in Healthy Individuals

 Abstract – The Influence of Dry Needling of the Trapezius Muscle on Muscle Blood Flow and Oxygenation

 Abstract – The Predetermined Sites of Examination for Tender Points in Fibromyalgia Syndrome Are Frequently Associated with Myofascial Trigger Points

 Abstract – Treatment of Myofascial Pain Syndrome

 Abstract – Treatment of Temporomandibular Myofascial Pain with Deep Dry Needling

 Abstract – Trigger Point Dry Needling as an Adjunct Treatment for a Patient with Adhesive Capsulitis of the Shoulder

 Abstract – Trigger Point Injections for Chronic Non-Malignant Musculoskeletal Pain

 Abstract – Ultrasound-Guided Dry Needling with Percutaneous Paratenon Decompression for Chronic Achille Tendinopathy

Safety & Pneumothorax

 Adverse Events Following Trigger Point Dry Needling – A Prospective Survey of Chartered Physiotherapists

 Catamenial Pneumothorax

 Hormone-Replacement Therapy and Pulmonary Leiomyomatosis

 Thoracic Endometriosis Syndrome – Case Report and Review of the Literature

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