1. What is dry needling? Dry needling is a skillful therapy that uses a thin, filiform needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate underlying muscular trigger points or muscular and connective tissues for the management of neuromusculoskeletal pain and movement problems. As dry needling has evolved, several various terms for the therapy have emerged. The general term, “dry needling,” includes […]
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Elbow tendinitis (also elbow tendonitis) can be frustrating because it slowly becomes increasingly painful and intrusive into one’s life. Also known as tennis elbow or golfers elbow, the pain can occur on either side of the elbow. Symptoms may range from a simple tenderness along the forearm muscle and epicondyle to severe pain when attempting to […]
Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) care for patients of all ages, who may be suffering from a variety of health conditions. DCs are especially well-known for their expertise in caring for patients with back pain, neck pain, and headaches…particularly with their highly skilled spinal manipulations or chiropractic adjustments.
Exercise is often prescribed for patients of all ages to reduce pain complaints in muscles and joints. But some feel it gets harder to exercise as they get older. Learning how to exercise more effectively, as you age, will make you feel better.
Participation in sports or exercise is a crucial step in maintaining your quality of life. Exercise strengthens your heart, bones, and joints and reduces stress, among many other benefits. Unfortunately, exercise related injuries are all too common. Often, these injuries derail someone’s exercise efforts, keep coming back despite episodes of rest, and take the joy out […]
Last week, Dr. Brad Cole was interviewed by Fitr.tv on their popular Barbell Shrugged podcast. How Chiropractic Therapy Can Prevent Injury and Improve Performance in CrossFit – EPISODE 31 Most readers know that CrossFit has exploded as a sport. The functional movements (squatting, picking up heavy things, pulling, running, climbing, jumping) integral to CrossFit exercise programs leave […]