dry needling

  1. Ankle Mobility for a Better Squat

    Ankle Mobility for a Better Squat

    Here, Lauryn Ginsburg, PT, DPT shares a few tips on improving your squat form (and overall function) by increasing ankle mobility without having to leave your home. Lauryn is owner of SportsFit Physical Therapy in Middleton, Massachusetts.  She's a competitive weightlifter herself and a passionate clinician who specializes in treating CrossFitters, Olympic Weightlifters, and Gymnasts, but enjoys treating all people looking to stay healthy and active! 
  2. The DPT student: 5 lessons from year 1

    The DPT student: 5 lessons from year 1

    Physical therapy student and former iDryNeedle ambassador discusses his first year of DPT school and five things he learned along the way.
  3. My Needling Story by Judy Gelber PT, DPT, OCS, CFL2

    My Needling Story by Judy Gelber PT, DPT, OCS, CFL2

    It takes a special kind of person to needle their own foot.  Well that's exactly what Judy Gelber PT, DPT, OCS, CFL2 talks us through with her personal n=1 case study of how dry needling helped with long-standing foot pain!
  4. Sarcastic Anatomy – Latissimus Dorsi

    Sarcastic Anatomy – Latissimus Dorsi

    This edition of Sarcastic Anatomy from iDryNeedle focuses on the good, the bad, and the ugly involving the latissimus dorsi.  This muscle is imperative to global stability and function, and worth knowing more about whether you are a dry needling clinician or fitness newbie. 
  5. Sarcastic Anatomy - Multifidus

    Sarcastic Anatomy - Multifidus

    Don't take this too seriously. Our own Paul Killoren PT, DPT gives you everything you need to know about multifidus, including his personal appraisal.  He was overheard muttering, "I'm just saying what everyone else is thinking about multifidus."
  6. The Role of PT in Pain Management During Addiction Recovery

    The Role of PT in Pain Management During Addiction Recovery

    Kristen Zeanah PT, DPT discusses how he uses dry needling with patients recovering from opioid addiction for pain relief, mobility, and quality of life.  Kristen is an iDryNeedle ambassador and owner of 10xPhysio in Alabama and works pro bono at Brother Brian mission in Birmingham. He has advanced training in dry needling. 
  7. Dry Needling for Non-Believers

    Dry Needling for Non-Believers

    iDryNeedle ambassador Judy Gelber PT, DPT, OCS, CFL2 goes into how she went from a non-believer of dry needling in her already thriving practice and clinical expertise, to adding this as a very effective tool. 
  8. iDryNeedle Case Report - CrossFit Shoulder Management

    iDryNeedle Case Report - CrossFit Shoulder Management

    iDryNeedle ambassador Lauryn Ginsburg, PT, DPT shares the success story of one patient involving CrossFit, shoulder pain and impressive outcomes with dry needling. Lauryn is  owner of SportsFit Physical Therapy in Middleton, Massachusetts.  She's a competitive weightlifter herself and a passionate clinician with advanced training in dry needling who specializes in treating CrossFitters, Olympic Weightlifters, and Gymnasts, but enjoys treating all people looking to stay healthy and active! 
  9. 5 Ways Dry Needling Is Being Used ...including 4 you may not know about!

    5 Ways Dry Needling Is Being Used ...including 4 you may not know about!

    Paul Killoren, PT, DPT goes into 5 applications of dry needling, many of them you may not have considered before.  See research and rationale for dry needling acute injuries, spasticity, pre-competition for muscle function, post-competition for recovery, and for pain relief in general. 
  10. Four Reasons Dry Needling Is About To Explode

    Four Reasons Dry Needling Is About To Explode

    It’s interesting to think that dry needling, a technique developed in the 1980’s, remains in its infancy. Even with top hierarchical research on safety and effectiveness, widespread acceptance worldwide and (almost) entirely in the US, use by every major sports league and our military, and recognition by DPT programs – dry needling is in diapers. Estimations have been made that <3% of physical therapists in the US are currently practicing dry needling and the number of emails, calls and conve
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