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26 Wed

Exercise…That is the answer!

Exercise… That is the answer! Miriam Hillman, PT, DPT, CKTP   A recent study published this past February reviewed findings of 35 clinical trials of 6,000 patients using anti-inflammatory pain relieving drugs. This study found that “compared to placebo, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) do not provide a clinically...
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07 Tue

Dry Needling is NOT Acupuncture

Dry Needling is NOT Acupuncture Michelle Millner, PT, DPT, OCS   Dr. Kochoa recently wrote an article on trigger point dry needling, pointing out the benefits of using this technique.  I’ve been using it for a few years to treat trigger points that cause pain and movement dysfunction....
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04 Wed

Are you suffering from AMPS…we can help you!

Are you suffering from AMPS…we can help you! Miriam Hillman PT, DPT, CKTP   Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome (AMPS) is a very painful medical condition which affects children.  This syndrome can cause pain anywhere in the body. These episodes of pain can be intermittent or constant and can...
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02 Mon

Treating trigger points and reducing pain

Treating trigger points and reducing pain Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI   I’ve written about trigger points before.  They’re gnarly places in a muscle or soft tissue region of the body that totally elicits pain, localized or referred, when it gets pressed.  As physiotherapists, we can treat trigger...
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