Articles on Dry Needling, Neurofunctional Acupuncture & Prolotherapy

Dr. Josh Hanson, DACM

Dr. Josh Hanson, DACM

Dr. Hanson specializes in the treatment of pain using dry needling, Neurofunctional acupuncture & prolotherapy. Having performed 30,000+ procedures and consulting with 4 professional sports teams in the Tampa region makes him one of the more advanced needling practitioners in the State of Florida.

Your MRI is useless

Your MRI isn’t magical. It’s just a picture. You’re a dynamic complex system that has an amazing ability to adapt. A picture doesn’t tell the whole picture of why or where you are experiencing pain. Everyday in my clinic I get someone who is sold on the idea that their MRI describes their exact pain.

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Dry needling for sciatica 

Sciatica is a type of nerve pain that can be very debilitating. If you are one of the millions of people who suffer from this condition, you know how frustrating and painful it can be. There are many treatments available for sciatica, but some people find that they don’t respond well to traditional treatments like physical therapy and cortisone injections. The good news is there’s a different option called dry needling for sciatica that is specifically designed to help treat pain, and can especially help sciatica.

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Are your headaches coming from your neck?

You wouldn’t believe how many people with chronic headaches and migraines I see on a weekly basis who have been put through the ringer – they’ve usually traveled to Jacksonville to meet with a team of doctors at the Mayo Clinic. They’ve exhausted the laundry list of medications that have been thrown at them. They get botox injections every 3 months to try and calm their headaches and migraines. But still – they get those debilitating headaches regularly. So what’s missing? Why isn’t anything helping?

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Why does my shoulder hurt when I reach across my body? 

The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint and keep it in place. These muscles and tendons help lift the arm and rotate it inwards and outwards. The shoulder is a super complex joint that has the most range of motion in the body, which inherently makes it

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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

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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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A Common Cause Of Hand Numbness / Radiating Pain – The Infraspinatus

Every week I get a.few patients who tell me their hands starts to go a little numb, especially since they started working from home. Is this something you should be concerned about? After all, if you ask around, it’s not too common for healthy people to have numbness or tingling in their hands. I want to talk about a commonly misdiagnosed cause of hand numberless!

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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.

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Is your back tightness because of a muscle?

Is your back tightness because of a muscle? Back tightness and pain is so common that about 80% of us are going to deal with it at some point in our life. The downside is the way that most doctors understand and treat back tightness and pain is no different than it was 50 years

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