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Trigger Point Acupuncture

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What Are Trigger Points? Trigger points are more commonly known as “knots” in our muscles. When there are too many of these “knots” it is called Myofascial Pain Syndrome. This can cause an alarming amount of pain and can often occur without warning. They tend to cluster around an injury and they can be a major factor in back and neck pain. What Is Trigger Point Acupuncture? Trigger Point Acupuncture (TPA) is a technique wehre a therapist will insert tiny

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SI Joint Exercises

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The SI or sacroiliac joints connect your hip bones to your lower spine. These joints are made to swivel back and forth to help us walk and twist at the hips. Sometimes, we can injur these joints and they will lock themselves into place. If this has ever happened to you, it was probably evident right away. Because our muscles protect our bones, they will often guard the joints by shortening and tightening up. This can make things like walking

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Laser Therapy for Tendonitis

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What is Tendonitis? Tendonitis occurs when the flexible bands of tissue that connect the bones to the muscles become inflamed and painful. This is sometimes referred to as “tennis elbow” or “golfer’s elbow”, but it can happen throughout the body. Current treatments for tendonitis often revolve around stretching and conditioning, heavy use of anti-inflammatories, massage, and heat or ice packs. While these treatments can be effective, they often take a long time to work and excessive use of NSAIDs can

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