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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.

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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Why does acupuncture work for anxiety?

Why does acupuncture work for anxiety? Acupuncture isn’t just for pain, it also works for anxiety and is drug and medication free! Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years for a wide variety of problems and anxiety is a problem that’s been around since the beginning of time. At my clinic I practice acupuncture

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It’s never just one thing that causes your pain

It’s never just one thing that causes your pain, in the end it comes down to a combination of things – how you move, how you recover/heal, but most importantly how your nervous system is working. According to the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), pain is defined as “an unpleasant sensory and

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How much can acupuncture help with your pain?

How much can acupuncture help with your pain? If you want the short answer: A LOT. It is absolutely worth your time. Be mindful that acupuncture is not magic and will require a series of treatments to help your body function better and hurt less. So give it time, don’t expect to feel significant changes

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Acupuncture for Back Pain

Acupuncture for Back Pain In my clinic in Tampa, FL one of the most common problems I use acupuncture for is low back pain. One of the most common problems I see are Herniated / bulging discs that cause low back pain. Let’s talk about how acupuncture can help this common problem without surgery! The

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Top 5 Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture Benefits Acupuncture has been used for literally thousands of years. At my acupuncture clinic in Tampa, FL I use acupuncture everything I’m about to talk about. Everyday I’m amazed at just how powerful acupuncture can be!   Acupuncture can Relieve back pain, neck pain & shoulder painThese are the most common pain problems people are

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You probably don’t need another MRI

I get it, you want to know what’s going on. Unfortunately, MRI is an abused tool that has this expectation of giving you the precise cause of your pain, which is a myth both physicians and patients both believe. But when you take a step back you realize it’s made docs lazy. What Is MRI?

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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

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