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Nerve Repair and Acupuncture

Acupuncture has been PROVEN to repair injured nerves. I’ve spent the last 5 years of my practice specifically focusing on treating injured nerves, because in the end, all pain comes down to the nerves. What makes Dr. Josh Hanson different from other acupuncturists in the Tampa area that I take a Neurofunctional Acupuncture approach. Findings

Why Your Shoulder Pops or Cracks

Causes of Shoulders Popping, Cracking or Clicking Tight Muscles Are Causing Tendons to Run Over Bone The 4 rotator cuff musles – Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres, Subscapularis and the other supportative musculature of your entire shoulder girdle could be tight. This can cause the entire biomechanics of your shoulder to be throw off and cause compensations,

Should you get meniscus surgery for knee pain

If you have knee pain and have been told you have a meniscus tear and your doctor tells you need surgery, without a complete discussion that meniscus surgery has been shown to be ineffective, you should say no and never return to that office. Knee meniscus surgery is still the procedure is still the most

Knee Surgery Alternatives

Meniscus surgery is one of the most commonly performed surgeries. That doesn’t mean it’s a good idea though. Studies show that it doesn’t usually help and long term speeds up the need for a total knee replacement.  This isn’t my opinion, it’s just science. A recent article published in the New England Journal shows again

The real cause of back pain (and treatment options)

The conventional treatment outcomes of back pain are dismal.  The reason is because the entire outlook on what causes chronic pain is wrong. The way the medical system is this country works is the doctors client is actually the insurance company. The patient is just the commodity.  The insurance company requires the doctor provide a

The Most Experienced Dry Needling Near Me in Tampa, FL

What is dry needling? Dry needling is a targeted treatment for musculoskeletal pain that eliminates myofascial trigger points and restores range of motion. Dry Needling is a technique designed to treat trigger points and their referred pain patterns. Other terms commonly used to describe dry needling, include Orthopedic Acupuncture,Trigger point dry needling, and Intramuscular manual

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