Experiencing outer hip pain when lying on your side in bed is a common issue that disrupts the peaceful slumber and leaves one tossing and turning all night. The primary culprit behind this discomfort is often `bursitis`, an inflammation of the small sacs of fluid (bursae) that cushion your hip joints. This condition not only ruins your tranquil nights but also impairs your ability to move freely during the day.
The Tensor Fasciae Latae (TFL) is a small muscle located in the hip and thigh region, playing a critical role in hip movement and stabilization. Arising from the anterior aspect of the iliac crest, it inserts into the iliotibial band, contributing to several key movements and functions of the leg.
The journey to diagnosing Deep Gluteal Syndrome (DGS) can be a long and frustrating one filled with unanswered questions and a multitude of tests. As a patient, you may have spent months or even years visiting multiple healthcare providers, undergoing numerous invasive investigations with no clear diagnosis or relief from the persistent, debilitating pain in your buttock region. This convoluted process can leave you feeling exasperated, misunderstood, and desperate for a solution.
Understanding Dry Needling: Exploring the Three Key Levels of Stimulation for Effective Pain Management
Millions struggle daily with chronic pain, seeking relief in various therapies with mixed results. Dry needling, a popular yet often misunderstood technique, stands out for its unique approach to pain management. However, the lack of clarity about its effectiveness can leave patients and practitioners alike feeling frustrated and skeptical. In our latest blog post, we
Dry Needling for the Deep Longitudinal Subsystem Dysfunction – A Common Pattern in Lowback, SI Joint, Piriformis, Gluteus Medius and Hamstring Pain
The deep longitudinal subsystem is group of muscles that have the ability to act as a powerful tensional element that helps absorb and disperse reaction forces coming from the ground, in a multi-joint coordination of the ankle, knee and hip and lumbo-sacral motions. Dry Needling for the deep longitudinal subsystem is one of the most
The SI joint, the ligaments that stabilize it and the cutaneous nerves near it and even low back and glute muscles can commonly cause pain in your low back that can be confused with SI joint pain.
The short answer is, no it doesn’t. When it comes to dry needling, the second we insert a needle a whole cascade of changes happen both at the tissue and neuromuscular level that help you feel better. We get an almost instant change in blood flow and a whole bunch of neuro-peptides that help you feel better.
The history of Dry Needling – an adoption of Orthopedic Acupuncture Techniques and it’s Modern History
Dry needling, a technique utilized in managing muscle pain, has a fascinating history tracing back to the mid-20th century but with a deep history going back 2000 years under the term “Orthopedic Acupuncture.
What causes gluteus medius pain? What are the different types of injuries that happen to the gluteus medius? What are your treatment options? Is there something other than just rest, ice, physical therapy or a cortisone injection? What happens if you do nothing? Let’s explore what’s going on with your gluteus medius and what you can do for it.
What is TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder)? TMJ, or Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, is a common condition that affects the jaw joint and surrounding muscles. It can cause pain and discomfort in the jaw, face, and neck, making it difficult for individuals to perform simple daily activities like eating and speaking. In this article, we will provide