1. 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... 

    Read more »
  2. 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

    - Full text here -

    Read more »
  3. 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)

    Read more »
  4. 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

    Read more »
  5. 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

    Read more »
  6. 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

    Read more »
  7. VIDEO iDryNeedle goes to Haiti with STAND: The Haiti Project

    VIDEO iDryNeedle goes to Haiti with STAND: The Haiti Project

    Take a few minutes to watch a trailer recapping our trip to Port-au-Paix, Haiti with STAND - The Haiti Project. 

     

    For more info on STAND - visit STANDhaitiproject.org!

    Read more »
  8. Results-based practice: Evidence-based practice

    Results-based practice: Evidence-based practice

    Even without attempting to create a click-bait title, as soon as I put anything as “greater than” evidence-based practice (EBP) – I know there are readers posturing to disagree with everything written here. And I don’t blame you, I was an SPT and early DPT who was borne entirely into the EBP mentality, steadfastly clinging to the systemic appraisal of voluminous research to reinforce my practice patterns. I became a word-smith of “evidence-enhanced”, “evidence-informed” and “research-d

    Read more »
  9. iDryNeedle June Issue: ACL rehab + dry needling & plus much more!

    iDryNeedle June Issue: ACL rehab + dry needling & plus much more!

    iDryNeedle June Issue includes;

    -2017 Medicine clinical trial on addition of dry needling to post-ACL repair rehab

    -Oregon Attorney General Opinion on dry needling

    -Dr. Jay Shah joins a course with our partners Red Coral in AUS

    -Pec major dry needling demonstration video

    -Upcoming dry needling courses

    Here's the link!

    http://mailchi.mp/idryneedle/idryneedle-may-issue-research-on-e-stim-use-apta-co-dn-survey-results-a-sale-you-dont-want-to-miss-and-more-1352702

    Read more »
  10. Dry Needling Digest: Journal Club for Dry Needling Clinicians Part II

    Dry Needling Digest: Journal Club for Dry Needling Clinicians Part II

     

    Well, CSM has come and gone - a great week of collaboration, networking, education, and camaraderie with fellow PTs, faculty, and students. My partialities quite obviously known, it is fascinating to reflect on the conference and really the status of dry needling and physical therapy nationwide. States

    Read more »
Page