Many forget that Flexor Hallicus Longus originates from the posterior aspect of the fibula. This needle (not in picture) is at mid-shaft of the posterior fibula and we can see isolated 1st digit flexion and tendon activation posterior to the medial malleolus. Just another reminder of the intricate pulley system that our musculoskeletal system is… Read More Video – Flexor Hallucis Longus #DryNeedling + stim
An athlete doesn’t necessarily care about their Thomas Test results, but what they DO care about is performance and injury risk. I always find one test, movement, or impairment to immediately re-test – whether it’s pre- and post- dry needling, manual work, or corrective exercise…there should be a noticeable change to them (and me). If… Read More Video – #dryneedling for Thomas Test gains
What?! You can elicit a Localized Twitch Response (LTR) without a needle? Sounds pretty Mr. Myagi hands-on healing to me – but it’s true. Makes me ponder if we have the same neurophysiologic effect from a LTR elicited manually as asserted by the NIH Shah studies; or if the Spontaneous Electrical Activity quieting at… Read More Dry “hand”ling – is the twitch response with manual compression the same as #DryNeedling?