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Dr. Josh Hanson, DACM

Dr. Josh Hanson, DACM

Dr. Josh Hanson specializes in treating chronic pain with Dry Needling, Prolotherapy and Electro-Acupuncture. He is also a leading expert in fertility acupuncture for couples who want to grow their family naturally & with IUI/IVF.

Who Does Dry Needling Near Me?

If you’re looking for Dry Needling near me, Dr. Josh Hanson, DACM can help. As one of the longest practicing and most experienced in dry needling in Florida, he has worked with every major sports team in the Tampa, FL region (and beyond). Dry needling is a treatment that’s used to treat chronic pain by

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Prolozone Injections Are An Alternative Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee pain is one of the leading causes of a reduction in your quality of life’s because you have to use your legs for just about anything, so if they hurt, you don’t want to do much. Knee pain will limit your ability to exercise, play sports like golf, or simply keep up with your kids or grand kids, heck, just last week I had a patient say she couldn’t even walk down to her mailbox without stopping a bunch of times. I want to cover a “new” treatment for knee pain I use at my that your doctor probably hasn’t ever told you about called Prolozone Injections, so lets’ dive in.

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Not all pain in your butt is your piriformis

The poor piriformis muscle gets blamed for a lot of butt pain, especially in runners. Butt (see what I did there) it’s not usually the problem. Let’s dive into the anatomy of the butt and see what could be causing that glute pain and talk about some strategies like dry needling to fix it. There

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Can dry needling help tinnitus?

Can dry needling help tinnitus? The short answer is, sometimes dry needling can help tinnitus but it depends on the cause. Let’s dive into the current research and I’ll tell you about a recent patient who’s tinnitus I helped with dry needling in Tampa, FL.

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Dry Needling For Runners in Tampa, FL

Dry needling is a great recovery tool for runners. Injury rate for runners is really high, somewhere between 30-75% of runners experience some kind of injury or set back each year. When you start increasing mileage or speed things can start to break down. Most runners just ignore those little ache, nags and pains but dry needling is an amazing recover tool that you can use all running season and post season to make sure you don’t miss a day of running!

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Dry Needling for Headaches In Tampa, FL

Dry needling is one of the most effective treatments I’ve seen for headaches. As one of the most experienced dry needlers in the state of Florida, I’ve provided over 30,000 dry needling treatments at my dry needling clinic in Tampa, FL. Let’s dive in to the current research on Dry Needling for Headaches! Treating the

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How bad the MRI looks DOES NOT predict the level of pain

How bad the MRI looks does not predict the level of pain. This has been proven with HUGE studies.
So why do doctors rely so heavily on MRI results? Well, in order to get paid by your insurance company there has to be a diagnosis that can be justified. What’s better than a picture where you can simply point to a structure and say this is the problem.

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What causes your knee to lock up? Hint: It’s not the meniscus

I hear it everyday – someone comes in after getting meniscus surgery because their knee was locking up and they still have pain. Patients with locked knee usually notice their knee locks up when going from sitting to standing or for no reason at all. The theory goes that a piece of a torn meniscus gets in the way and doesn’t let your knee unlock. But here’s the thing, there isn’t much scientific evidence that this meniscus surgery is necessary. What if I told you there was a key muscle in the back of your knee that unlocks it and most doctors completely forget about it and just go straight to surgery.

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