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The Ultimate Guide To Dry Needling: Every Question You Should Ask, Answered!

Dry needling is getting more and more popular. You’ve probably heard your favorite athlete mention it. You probably have friends that have tried it. Let’s cover EVERYTHING you need to know about dry needling. Table of Contents: What is dry needling? Dry needling is a minimally invasive intervention that stimulates trigger points to relieve pain

Why does my back hurt more in the morning?

You wake up with your back hurting, every morning. It’s hard to get out of bed when you know the pain is waiting for you. And it seems like no matter what you do, pain just keeps coming back. Trust me, you’re not alone. I’ve done ~30,000 dry needling & acupuncture treatments and most people

Can Acupuncture Help Sciatica?

You’ve been suffering with sciatica for years, and you don’t know what to do anymore. Sure, it’s possible that your sciatica could get better on its own after a few months of rest. But if you’re not willing to wait that long, there are some things you can try today. How Effective Is Acupuncture For Sciatica?

Is Dry Needling Painful?

Dry needling is a new, noninvasive treatment for chronic pain. It’s not as painful as it sounds! In this blog post, we will discuss the pros and cons of dry needling so you can decide if it’s right for you. If you’ve ever had any kind of manual therapy, like work on trigger points, work

What is dry needling?

Dry needling is also called as trigger point therapy, intramuscular stimulation or orthopedic acupuncture. Dry needling is a treatment used to help patients with chronic pain. Dry needling uses very thin needles that are inserted into the skin, muscle or connective tissue and then manipulated by hand until they reach their desired location in the

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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Dry Needling for Chronic Tennis Elbow

If it hurts when you go to open a door, shake a hand, and you’re limited from working out like you want to, then you know just how debilitating chronic tennis elbow can be. On average tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis will take 12-18 months to go away on it’s own (PMID: 28461918). When it comes to treatment options your regular doctor is going to only have a few options that really don’t work well. So what do you do when the anti-inflammatory medications, braces, physical therapy and cortisone injections just don’t work?

Piriformis Syndrome: What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You

I see a handful of patients every week who are diagnosed with “piriformis” syndrome. The traditional understanding is that the piriformis muscle sits right over the sciatic nerve, and if the piriformis muscle gets tight that it will irritate and mimic symptoms of sciatica. Traditional Piriformis syndrome classified as “pain and numbness in your glutes and maybe down the back of your leg”. Unfortunately I see people get diagnosed and treated for piriformis syndrome but it never fully goes away when they receive steroid injections. The good news is there is a better approach that can actually help get rid of piriformis syndrome once and for all.

Treating L5 Disc Herniation – Alternative treatment for disc herniation – A Case Study and Overview of How I treat

This week I saw a patient for a L5/S1 disc bulge who had already been to multiple orthopedic doctors who performed a lot of useless injections that didn’t help his pain in any way. These big orthopedic practices had hit a wall in figuring out this patients symptoms. Let me walk you through what I did differently and how this approach can help you with your L5 Disc Herniation get the care you need to actually get out of pain!

Alternative treatment options for spinal stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a condition that affects the spinal cord, and it can cause pain, numbness, and weakness in the arms and legs. While there is no one-size-fits-all treatment for spinal stenosis, there are a number of alternative treatment options available that may help to relieve symptoms. In this blog we will cover the best evidence based treatments for spinal stenosis that don’t involve surgery, cortisone steroid injections or expensive unproven stem cell procedures.

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