Deep Dry Needling for the Management of Post-stroke Spasticity


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Stroke is the leading cause of physical disability, particularly due to the presence of spasticity. Different needling techniques, including the use of Botulinum Toxin A are proposed for the management of spasticity. The presence of spasticity in the lower extremity implies several impairments for standing and walking inducing high disability. No study has investigated the effects of deep dry needling inserted...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 28 October 2013.

1 Jan 2013 21 Sep 2013 1 Oct 2013 1 Oct 2013 1 Oct 2013 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Basics




Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Double Blind (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • Jaime Salom-Moreno