DTFM - What does DTFM stand for? The Free Dictionary
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Efficacy on pain Efficacy on pain Treatment (short-term) (long-term) Rest & ice ++ - NSAIDs ++ - to [+ or -] Passive physiotherapy (US, [+ or -] to + - DTFM
, acupuncture ...) Orthotic devices + [+ or -] Corticosteroid injections +++ - to [+ or -] Eccentric training + +++ ESWT ++ ++ to +++ Sclerosant injections ++ ++ (?) BTA injections ++ + (?) Injections of blood or PRP [+ or -] to + +++ (?) Topical NO therapy ++ +++ (?) Injections of MMP-inhibitor ++ ++ (?) Stem-cell or gene therapy ?
New food grade lubricants, including Mobil's DTFM
range, were specified to reduce the risk of contamination and optimise operating efficiency.
(39) Essentially, the technique is an instrument assisted form of deep transverse friction massage (DTFM
) as proposed by Cyriax in 1975.