People want to know if dry needling – a spooky-looking procedure – is worth a try. And whether they can rely on it for the alleviation of pain. Well, there’s a decent amount of evidence available by now that corroborates the efficacy of dry needling in the procedures that use them. BUT. There’s also evidence that it doesn’t REALLY work. Well, today, I am going to bust the myth for you. And rather than looking into the studies that are positive for dry needling’s efficacy, I will be challenging the ones that aren’t. Read moreREAD MORE
Dry needling has been deemed as safe and effective for relieving the body from musculoskeletal pain. The procedure involves using very thin filament needs and advancing them at the dysfunctional tissue. If the trigger points in the area are targeted and eliminated, then it could lead to reduced tension and improved blood flow. Most importantly, it helps reduce the pain pressure threshold and other chemical activity that’s related to pain. Read moreREAD MORE
While most people are well acquainted with the upsides of general massage, not many know how the lower-limb massage could do wonders for their body. The physical benefits of certain types of massage disciplines have shown to help people on a psychologically level with the production of endorphins. This is extremely beneficial for people who suffer from both chronic & acute lower back pain. Read moreREAD MORE
Dry needling has recently emerged as a vital treatment for muscle pain and has been used parallel to other treatments for muscle impairment. This queasy-to-look-at treatment is tried and tested to alleviate pain but has also been linked
For all the athletes out there who have to use their arms/shoulders a lot during the game, soared deltoids, biceps, and triceps are a normality. Nearly every sport requires the use of arms even if it’s minimal, but sports like rugby, baseball, basketball, etc. especially require you to have stronger upper limbs. Read moreREAD MORE
Effleurage is a basic yet a very effective and ecstatic massage movement that used to treat
The dynamic movement of our body results from superficial muscle activity resulting from different deep muscles cooperating with each other. Myofascial slings are also known as anatomy slings and have been linked very closely to superficial muscle activity. The term, anatomy slings, was first mentioned by Vleeming, while the term myofascial was described as a set of structures within a sling. To make it clear, anatomy slings aren’t just one type of tissues, they involve fascia, muscles, and ligaments that are interconnected with other and provide stability and mobility to the body. For this exact reason, it’s important to understand how fascia is connected with each other and helps the body to function. Read moreREAD MORE
Just the sight of a pack of needles could give some people nightmares. But guess what? Dry needling uses special needles that have a very small diameter so the pricking doesn’t hurt, like not at all when done by professional physiotherapists. Read moreREAD MORE
- Dry Needling | Effective Or Not?
- Dry Needling | Management of Musculoskeletal Pain
- Lower Back Massage | How Massage Can Treat Lower Back Pain
- Dry Needling | For The Calves & Hamstrings
- Massage Therapy | Upper Body Massage Techniques
- Effleurage | Massage Therapy Techniques
- Myofascial Slings | What Are Myofascial Slings & Why Do They Matter?
- Dry Needling | What Is It & What You Should Know