You may have heard – there is an opioid epidemic in the United States. Your familiarity with this crisis may be anything from reading headlines, to knowing someone personally affected – but it is true. And your proposed solution to this epidemic may be government oversight, physician regulation, drug addiction resources, or funding for pain… Read More 5 Non-Opioid Pain Relief Alternatives
Weren’t we supposed to have hoverboards in 2015? If we can learn anything from the 1985 versus the 2015 Marty McFly, it’s that the future is tough to predict. At least without 1.21 giggawatts. But that’s exactly what I intend to do with regards to the future of dry needling in the US. Dry needling has come a long… Read More What’s next for dry needling? 5 crazy guesses from @DPTwithNeedles
Recently I’ve had two acupuncturists on my caseload. They are both amazing individuals and I can’t say enough about them and their passion for helping people feel better. As humans, we are all broken and in need of some serious help. I’ve referred numerous people to acupuncture for relief of their symptoms. Different things work for different… Read More Acupuncture is great too!
Many months ago I came across a paper published in Acupuncture in Medicine by Xie et al discussing the quality and consistency of commonly used stainless steel acupuncture needles. After reading it, two things became apparent to me. First, the amount of variance and quality between current acupuncture needles is crazy, and second, there has to be… Read More Not all Dry Needles are Created Equal
Ok, here’s the deal. Dr. Killoren aka Paul, is one of the greatest writers I have ever known. As for me, I suck at writing, but submit I have too many passions, thoughts, and ideas to go unnoticed. And Paul does to. And that’s why I have him write. Ha. But this time, I’m going… Read More Making PT “Cool.”