Comparison of the Effects of Dry Needling and Low-Level Laser on the Latent Trigger Points of Upper Trapezius

Afsaneh Seifolahi; Tahere Rezaeian; Zahra Mosallanezhad; Sedigheh Sadat Naimi

Volume 23, Issue 2 , 2021

  Background: Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) is one of the most frequent causes of chronic musculoskeletal pain which is characterized by myofascial trigger points (MTrPs). Hence, it is of crucial importance to identify practical approaches for the treatment of these points. Upper trapezius muscle (UT) ...  Read More

The Effects of Diaphragmatic Breathing and Omeprazole on Respiratory Indices and Diaphragmatic Excursion in Patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Mehdi Ahmadi; Mohsen Amiri; Tahere Rezaeian; Amir Mansour Rezadoost; Enayatollah Bakhshi; Iraj Abdollahi

Volume 22, Issue 7 , 2020

  Background: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders that can disturb pa- tients respiratory indices. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) such as omeprazole are currently the most common treatment in the patients. PPI-refractory GERD is a clinical problem ...  Read More