dry needling

  1. 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 addiciton 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. 

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  2. 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. 

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  3. 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! 

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  4. 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. 

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  5. 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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  6. Clinical Pearl: Why You Actually Want Specialization More Than You Think

    Clinical Pearl: Why You Actually Want Specialization More Than You Think

    Well, you finally did it. You managed to turn that “recreational” version of lawn darts into American Gladiators (a true American institution if I’m being honest, but I digress). It’s mayhem out there. You are frantically running through...

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  7. WHAT DOES THE FSBPT DRY NEEDLING COMPETENCIES REPORT TELL US?

    WHAT DOES THE FSBPT DRY NEEDLING COMPETENCIES REPORT TELL US?

    Dry needling remains one of the hottest topics in Physical Therapy over the past decade and consequently has fostered both ardent support and opposition. Almost the exclusive focus of my blog, strong state advocacy efforts, current best evidence momentum and unfortunately the dismay of many acupuncturist substantiates this. And with this trend comes the need for education and safety standards (as

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