Health Info

A how-to-guide

Dry needling

Dry needling involves inserting a thin filament needle to target the trigger point of the problem muscle (myofascial trigger point) to stimulate the healing process of soft tissues. A myofascial trigger point is commonly known as a muscle knot which contributes to muscle pain and dysfunction....

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Ankle Pain

The ankle joint is the meeting of the bones of the leg and the foot and is responsible for the up and down motion of the foot. In popular usage, the ankle is often considered to be the ankle joint plus the surrounding anatomic region, including the lower end of the leg and the start of the flat part of the foot....

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Knee Pain

Knee pain is a common problem that can originate in any of the bony structures compromising the knee joint (femur, tibia, fibula), the kneecap (patella), or the ligaments and cartilage (meniscus) of the knee. Knee pain can affect people of all ages, and home remedies can be helpful unless it becomes severe.

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Basic Knee Injury Prevention

Prevention of knee injuries, whether acute (knee ligament sprains) or chronic (knee tendonitis, bursitis, or the management of arthritis) is a frequent question to any fitness and health practitioner.

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Neck Pain Issues

When your neck is sore, you may have difficulty moving it, especially turning to one side. Many people describe this as having a stiff neck.If neck pain involves nerves, you may feel numbness, tingling, or weakness in your arm, hand, or elsewhere.

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Lower Back Pain

Your back is made up of bones (the vertebrae,or spinal column, which protects your spinal cord) and muscles. The vertebrae are stacked like blocks; the spinal cord runs down the middle, and between the vertebrae nerves extend from the spinal cord to the left and right. The disks lie between the vertebrae and form spongy shock absorbers between each bone. Several layers of muscle cover the back, and ligaments and tendons support the vertebrae, supporting posture and giving the body flexibility. Back pain can be caused by problems with the muscles, the bones, or the nerves in the back.

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