Letter to the Editor

Dry Needling of Tight Hamstrings in the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain

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IssueVol 50 No 7 (2021) QRcode
SectionLetter to the Editor
DOI https://doi.org/10.18502/ijph.v50i7.6653

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Naghdi S, Bazzaz-Yamachi M, Nakhostin Ansari N, Fakhari Z, Kordi R. Dry Needling of Tight Hamstrings in the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain. Iran J Public Health. 50(7):1511-1512.