Have you experienced severe pain while flexing your thumb and wrist? This pain could be what’s called De Quervain’s Tenonsynovitis. It sounds exotic but is a condition caused by a constriction or pinching of the wrist tendons at the base of the thumb.
Dry needling is the insertion of sterile, fine monofilament needles into muscles, ligaments, tendons, near nerves, and scar tissue. There are many conditions and diagnoses that benefit from the treatment of dry needling. For this blog post, we will be focusing on the use of dry needling to treat myofascial trigger points.
Have you ever experienced knots or tightness in your neck or shoulders after a long day at work or a strenuous workout? If yes, you are likely experiencing something called a trigger point in your muscle.
It is one of the most crucial activities of daily living (ADL). We all rely on sleep in order to recharge and revitalize our mind and body. Achieving at least 8 hours of quality sleep helps us to be ready for the challenges of the new day. However, a lack of sleep may have a tremendous impact on how we go about our day. In fact, poor sleep can negatively affect our attention, problem-solving skills, and overall cognitive function, leading to poor performance with even the simplest ADL’s. The following post will outline tips for comfortable sleeping after shoulder surgery.
One of the joys of dog ownership is taking them for walks which is very beneficial for both the owner and dog. This blog will offer tips on dog walking injury prevention.