Here are the notes from my presentation about the neurophysiology of myofascial trigger point dry needling delivered during the 2016 ChiroAdvance Symposium. References: Probable Mechanisms of Needling Therapies for Myofascial Pain Control Dry needling — peripheral and central considerations Discrete changes in cortical activation during experimentally induced referred muscle pain: a single-trial fMRI study. Dry Needling Related […]
observations of an ethical, skeptical, pragmatic (evidence-informed) practice
As one who treats the movement systems (neuromusculoskeletal), I have several tools at my disposal: joint mobilization, spine and joint manipulation, soft tissue manual therapy, stretching, stabilization exercises, instrument assisted soft tissue manipulation, kinesiotaping, athletic taping, ice massage, traction, corrective exercise, education, listening, and encouraging (to name a few). The problem is that some people assume […]
Had a lot of fun talking with Mike and Doug- two excellent coaches and athletes in their own areas. Most readers know that CrossFit has exploded as a sport. The functional movements required of CrossFit leave no room for inefficiencies of motion. As one who evaluates and treats the movement system, I have a strong […]
Patient History Sue came to my clinic for evaluation of chronic headache and chronic neck pain. 6 years earlier, she had suffered a laceration and fracture at the right occipital area of the skull. Over the next 2 years, complete numbness at the distribution of the greater occipital nerve (area of the scalp on one […]
Michael Allen shot and produced a great video that highlights our group. A good mix of doctor and patient interviews. Thanks, Mike. It looks great.
This year’s seminar regarding sports medicine was a real pleasure to attend. Thanks to Dr. Nathan Williams, Dr. Bruce Fox, Dr. Jeff Luebbe, and Dr. Richard Cole for sharing their expertise across a variety of topics. Here are the notes and visual media from some of the presenters: Upper Cross Syndrome- Dr. Jeff Luebbe 2-05-12 […]