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UBC Gunn IMS/Neuropathic Pain Research Program

HISTORICAL 

UBC Gunn IMS/Neuropathic Pain Research Program

Earlier Recipients, Projects & Outcomes


Scott, A./Solomons, L.

Title: Intramuscular Stimulation and eccentric exercise vs eccentric exercise plus sham needling

or eccentric exercise alone for the treatment of chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy: A

randomized controlled clinical trial pilot study.


Intramuscular stimulation vs sham needling for the treatment of chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy: A randomized controlled clinical trial

PLoS One. 2020; 15(9): e0238579.

Published online 2020 Sep 8. 
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0238579

PMCID: PMC7478532

PMID: 32898170

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7478532/



Lateral Epicondyle Tendinopathy (LET) Toolkit

https://physicaltherapy.med.ubc.ca/physical-therapy-knowledge-broker/lateral-epicondyle-tendinopathy-let-toolkit/


Application Form 2013-14 (record only, succeeded) see 2022 form above


Another Success for a Clinician and Research Partnership Project
July 16, 2014

Recruitment


Alex Scott


UBC Gunn IMS Course Student become an Instructor

Lyndal Solomons


A road into the doctoral program: Interest in a clinical technique – Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation

October 26, 2016

Student Testimonial


Speeding up the recovery time of a common runners’ injury

Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute

A PATIENT’S STORY OF PARTICIPATING IN A CLINICAL TRIAL

STORY



Lau, B.

Title: A pilot case cohort study analysing the effectiveness of 3 needling techniques:

Intramuscular stimulation, neural prolotherapy, and myofascial release in the treatment of

chronic whiplash associated disorder.


Whiplash-associated Disorders - Needling Treatments Pilot Study

Study Type  : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment  : 32 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Pilot Case Randomized Control Study Analysing the Effectiveness of 3 Needling Techniques: Intramuscular Stimulation, Neural Prolotherapy, and Myofascial Release in the Treatment of Chronic Whiplash Associated Disorder.
Study Start Date  : June 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date  : December 2015
Estimated Study Completion Date  : March 2016


ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01824810

https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01824810




McKenzie, Donald - Professor emeritus University of British Columbia

Title: Muscle oxygenation and blood flow changes with intramuscular stimulation.


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The 2011 legacy continues...

This research grant has been ongoing since 2011.


Application Form 2013-14 (record only, succeeded) see 2022 form above


Initially open for competition twice per year, it is now run annually (as at 2022)


OPEN Research Grant


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