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Can TMJ Actually Be Cured? What to Know

Temporomandibular disorder (also known as TMJ or TMD) is a condition affecting many. However, it is incredibly difficult to diagnose, and there is no clear-cut approach to its treatment. As such, many experts agree that surgery should be the last resort. There are plenty of therapeutic methods that can help with TMJ. In this article, [...]

By |2020-08-26T17:49:41-04:00August 26th, 2020|Dry Needling|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Whiplash Injuries

Accidents can always happen when you’re on the road, even as an alert and law-abiding driver. That’s why there are 2.35 million people that experience road injuries yearly, according to the Association for Safe International Road Travel. The accidents can lead to different forms of trauma—from fractured bones or lacerations, to whiplash. Many people overlook [...]

By |2020-08-21T14:28:31-04:00August 21st, 2020|Dry Needling|0 Comments

The Benefits of Using Dry Needling to Treat Pain

When thinking about a body therapy that uses needles, you conjure an image of an acupuncturist inserting various needles along the "Qi Meridian" (from Chinese medicine) into your body. More recently, however, dry needling has been introduced as a modern and scientific approach of inserting the same filiform needles directly into muscle knots. Also known [...]

By |2020-08-20T07:48:26-04:00August 20th, 2020|Dry Needling|0 Comments

Trigger Point Dry Needling: What Is It and What Does It Do?

Body pain is a common occurrence, but there are types of pain that just linger. No matter how many trips you take to your favorite masseur, the pain points never seem to go away. People don’t realize that many times, all it takes is a prick of a small needle, inserted right at the spot [...]

By |2020-08-20T07:32:52-04:00August 20th, 2020|Dry Needling|0 Comments

Does Dry Needling Hurt? What to Know

Sometimes, regular medical treatment does not suffice in providing pain relief. Even if you consult multiple doctors, pain usually doesn’t just go away without a reason. This can be stressful and nerve-wracking—after all, you’ve gone to all the specialists that you could think of, and nothing seemed to have worked. Thankfully, there are newer methods [...]

By |2020-07-30T11:37:58-04:00July 30th, 2020|Dry Needling|0 Comments

Why You Need an Experienced Dry Needling Specialist

Sore muscles can be difficult to deal with, especially if your massage oils and rollers just won’t suffice. For more intense aches and pains, dry needle treatment by a trained specialist is your best bet. Dry needling can relieve your worst pain problems in the nick of time, making it the ideal recovery route. Dry [...]

By |2020-07-30T11:31:34-04:00July 30th, 2020|Dry Needling|0 Comments

Dry Needling for Migraine Relief: What You Should Know

Migraines are very common, affecting 39 million in the U.S. alone. Unfortunately, this chronic condition is often poorly managed and many are seeking effective treatments that will bring prevention and pain relief. Recently, dry needling has been investigated as a potential new approach to effective migraine treatment. We'll explore what you should know about dry [...]

By |2020-07-27T10:20:10-04:00July 27th, 2020|Dry Needling|0 Comments

What to Expect After Your Dry Needle Treatment

Dry needling is a modern treatment that boasts many benefits and is helpful for addressing chronic pain and a number of musculoskeletal conditions. Many patients, however, are unsure of what exactly to expect after treatment. As a result we are frequently asked questions such as, “Will I be sore?” or “How fast will I get [...]

By |2020-07-27T10:16:32-04:00July 27th, 2020|Dry Needling|0 Comments

10 Muscle Groups That Respond to Dry Needling

Trigger point dry needling is an effective pain relief treatment because it works by addressing painful myofascial trigger points (“knots”) in the muscle. Fine filament needles are inserted into the center of these myofascial trigger points within the muscle, causing problematic muscle fibers to contract and then relax. Fresh oxygen and nutrients are absorbed, and [...]

By |2020-02-13T09:51:46-05:00February 13th, 2020|Dry Needling|0 Comments

What is Trigger Point Dry Needling?

Trigger Points, also called myofascial trigger points, are essentially knots in the muscle. These knots are made up of a group of muscle fibers that have shortened after being activated but are not able to lengthen back to a relaxed state after their use. As a result, painful, sensitive nodules form in the muscle, and [...]

By |2020-02-13T09:38:46-05:00February 13th, 2020|Dry Needling|0 Comments
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