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 becoming battlegrounds over the technique with some… Read More Dry Needling Digest: Journal Club for Dry Needling Clinicians Part II
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?
Triggerpoint Dry Needling (TDN). For those of you who wonder what the “needles” in my Twitter name @DPTwithNeedles refer to; I don’t knit, I utilize Triggerpoint Dry Needling also known as Functional Dry Needling (FDN). A manual therapist by nature, it has been nothing short of a “game changing” addition to my repertoire of… Read More What is Triggerpoint Dry Needling?