1. Dry Needling Clinical Commentary: "Should I use dry needling before or after other manual techniques?"

    Dry Needling Clinical Commentary: "Should I use dry needling before or after other manual techniques?"

    “Should I use dry needling before or after other manual techniques?”

    A good question – and one we get on courses all the time.

    “Should I use dry needling before or after other manual techniques?”

    I’ll defuse the potential e-bomb right now and say this is clearly an “it depends” answer. It depends on a lot actually…diagnosis, condition chronicity, severity, complexity, your treatment model, your expertise – but l

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  2. Journal Club: Comparison of Dry Needling vs. Sham on the Performance of Vertical Jump

    Journal Club: Comparison of Dry Needling vs. Sham on the Performance of Vertical Jump

    Check out this October 2017 dry

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  3. Kur Sohn, PT, DPT, OCS, FMSC: iDryNeedle Featured Clinician September 2017

    Kur Sohn, PT, DPT, OCS, FMSC: iDryNeedle Featured Clinician September 2017

    Meet Kur Sohn PT, DPT, OCS, FMSC

    Owner - VeloFit Physical Therapy Herndon, VA

    www.velofitpt.com

    Our September

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  4. EFFECTS OF DRY NEEDLING (DNHS TECHNIQUE) ON THE CONTRACTILE PROPERTIES OF SPASTIC MUSCLES IN A PATIENT WITH STROKE: A CASE REPORT

    EFFECTS OF DRY NEEDLING (DNHS TECHNIQUE) ON THE CONTRACTILE PROPERTIES OF SPASTIC MUSCLES IN A PATIENT WITH STROKE: A CASE REPORT

    - Free full text available here - 

    Calvo, S., Quintero, I., & Herrero, P. (2016). Effects of dry needling (DNHS technique) on the contractile properties of spastic muscles in a patient with stroke: a case report. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 39(4), 372-376.

    The Patient

    -Male

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  5. Sarcastic anatomy: Gastrocnemius

    Sarcastic anatomy: Gastrocnemius

    Scrabble score – 18

    Plural – gastrocnemii. I dare you to use that in a sentence with your patients today.

    Greek derivation – “gastro-“ = stomach; kn?m? = leg

    Action - ankle plantarflexion, knee flexion, basically this... 

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  6. Journal Club: Effects of Low-Load Exercise on Post-needling Induced Pain

    Journal Club: Effects of Low-Load Exercise on Post-needling Induced Pain

    Effects of Low-Load Exercise on Postneedling Induced Pain After Dry Needling of Active Trigger Point in Individuals with Subacromial Pain Syndrome

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  7. Ben Cowin DC, MS, ATC, CAFS: iDryNeedle Featured Clinician August 2017

    Ben Cowin DC, MS, ATC, CAFS: iDryNeedle Featured Clinician August 2017

    Meet Ben Cowin DC, MS, ATC, CAFS

    Owner - Action Spine & Sports Medicine, Denver, Colorado (www.actionspinedenver.com)

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  8. Chris Juneau PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS: iDryNeedle Featured Clinician July 2017

    Chris Juneau PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS: iDryNeedle Featured Clinician July 2017

    Our first 'Featured Clinician' is a rockstar PT from Houston, TX - Chris Juneau.  

    Aside from being a brilliant clinician, dry needling educator with Kinetacore, and Olympic weight lifting coach - we had the chance to work with

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  9. When to treat segmentally: a 2-Minute #DryNeedling Tip from iDryNeedle

    When to treat segmentally: a 2-Minute #DryNeedling Tip from iDryNeedle

    As a dry needling clinician and educator acknowledging my own education, practical experience, and ultimately my own biases - I’ll try so present this as neutral as possible. Because like many questions on application and dosage, the answer to this question is “it depends”. Depending heavily on our appraisal, exper

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  10. iDryNeedle 'Featured Clinician' Highlight: coming soon!

    iDryNeedle 'Featured Clinician' Highlight: coming soon!

    As clinicians and educators ourselves, we love talking 'dry needling' and it's amazing ability to positively impact our patients - but you're probably tired of us talking about it.  So who better to keep the dry needling discussion building than YOU - the expert clinician!  

    Enter - iDryNeedle's 'Featured Clinician' highlight

     

    iDryNeedle wants to not only become your ultimate dry needling resource, but we want to build a

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