Table 5

Localisation and frequency of myofascial trigger points dry needled in the DN and PNE groups

MusclesDNPNE
Gastrocnemius178168
Soleus176162
Quadratus plantae122105
Flexor digitorum brevis10692
Abductor hallucis10293
  • Values represent the number of myofascial trigger points needled per muscle over the course of the study.

  • DN, dry needling; PNE, percutaneous needle electrolysis.