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Dry Needling Relieves Pain and Muscle Spasms

Dry Needling Relieves Pain and Muscle Spasms

Dry needling, also called trigger point dry needling or myofascial trigger point dry needling, is done to reduce muscle tension and, in doing so, relieve pain. Active trigger points are highly sensitive and may be painful to the touch when pressed.  Being in pain doesn’t allow your body to move or function properly. This type of manual therapy changes how … Read more

How to Relieve Pain with Cupping Therapy

How to Relieve Pain with Cupping Therapy

Cupping uses small plastic or glass cups that are suctioned onto the skin. The cups might be moved along an area of pain or kept in one place. This therapy is used to eliminate toxins, improve circulation, and relax the muscles. It is used to release muscle tension, as well as to treat cough, asthma, digestive disorders, and allergies. The … Read more

The Top Faqs About Acupuncture

The Top FAQs About Acupuncture

Many people have heard about acupuncture but are cautious to try it for the first time because of some of the following unanswered FAQs.  1. I tried it once. Why didn’t it work? In China, patients go for acupuncture every day for what ails them. But in the US, you will often hear “I tried acupuncture once for back pain … Read more