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The Effectiveness of Sternocleidomastoid Muscle Dry Needling in Patients with Cervicogenic Headache.


Mohammadi Z, Shafizadegan Z, Tarrahi M J, Taheri N
Adv Biomed Res. 2021; 10:10.
PMID: 33959567.


Cervicogenic headache (CGH) is a secondary headache with a cervical source that radiates pain to the head or face. Accordingly, one reason of CGH is myofascial trigger points. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of one session dry needling (DN) of myofascial trigger points of the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) muscle in patients with CGH.