Dry Needling in Patients Who Had Experience Stroke


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

Individuals who had experience a stroke usually suffer from spasticity at medium and long-terms. The presence of spasticity in the lower extremity implies several impairments for standing and walking inducing high disability. A recent study has proposed the use of dry needling for improving spasticity in the lower extremity. No study has investigated the effects of deep dry needling inserted into spastic...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 10 May 2016.

1 Oct 2015 12 Oct 2015 1 May 2016 1 May 2016 1 May 2016 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


  • Cesar Fernández-de-las-Peñas, PhD