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Dry Needling: What is it and how does it help?

Jul19th 2019

Dry Needling is a skilled technique performed by a physical therapist using thin filiform needles to penetrate the skin and/ or underlying tissues to affect change in body structures and functions for the evaluation and management of neuromusculoskeletal conditions, pain, movement impairments, and disability. (Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy, May 2015) Active trigger points

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The Impact of an Unstable Foot on the Whole Body: by Anna Harem, PTA

Jun14th 2019

An unstable foot can wreak havoc on the entire body. During gait, instability causes the foot to pronate. This means that the ankle collapses inward. When the ankle collapses, the arch of the foot drops (flat foot). This can cause plantar fasciitis which is inflammation of the tight band of tissue that runs from the

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Sciatica: The Myth

Jun6th 2019

According to the dictionary, Sciatica is “pain affecting the back, hip, and outer side of the leg, caused by compression of a spinal nerve root in the lower back, often owing to degeneration of an intervertebral disk.” Basically, Sciatica is a fancy word for posterior leg pain that is coming from your back. What it

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