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How many patients does your average physical therapist dry needle a day?

When it comes to choosing where you’re going to get dry needling done, there are a few things that are important to consider. First your provider needs to be skilled, second they need a lot of experience, and third (by a long shot) they need to be convienent. Unfortunately in the state of Florida, the first two – skill and experience will be hard to come by if you’re seeking out dry needling from a physical therapist anytime in the next 40 years.

Text Thumb Pain – Arthritis of the CMC Thumb Joint

What is Text Thumb? Text thumb is a real epidemic. Using our thumbs to text or type can wear out the thumb joint, leading to chronic pain from arthritis at the base your thumb. The sad thing is most docs treat text thumb the same way they did 30 years ago and those treatments are

Why is my big toe numb?

If your big toe is numb, or if you’re having on-again, off-again episodes of numbness in your big toe, consider this as a warning sign that something bigger is going on. Big toe numbness can be a symptom of nerve irritation in the back. One of those bigger things that can make your big toe

Are irritated nerves causing your plantar fasciitis?

Most people don’t realize that there are nerves in the bottom of your foot that can cause plantar fasciitis. So what’s up with that? How does this become an issue? How can you fix it? Plantar Fasciitis from Irritated Nerves All pain is experienced through the nerves. Damage to bodily tissues, such as muscles, tendons, ligaments or

Electro-Acupuncture in Tampa, FL

Electro-Acupuncture is my favorite treatment for any pain condition – I use it along with Dry Needling every single day. At my acupunctrure clinic in Tampa, FL I specialize in helping people move better and hurt less.

Who can perform dry needling in Florida?

Dr. Josh Hanson has been practicing dry needling in Tampa, FL since 2015. When it comes to getting dry needling experience matters – there’s a huge difference between a provider who just took a short weekend course that’s only 30 hours long and only does a little bit of dry needling and a provider who has a 4 year degree that is only focused on using needles.

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