MARCH 18TH 2020 Have you heard of acupuncture? Some of you may be familiar already with acupuncture and acupuncture points, but did you know that Legacy Clinic offers all natural pain relief shots? These shots contain all natural ingredients so they don’t carry the harmful side-effects of long term cortisone use or other agents used to relieve pain. Visit Legacy’s Website By injecting into the acupuncture points, our patients are reporting longer lasting relief and quicker recovery times.
Hello Legacy Family! Have you heard of acupuncture but aren’t sure exactly what is involved? You’re not alone. There are a lot of misconceptions out there about acupuncture and we’d like to clear a few things up. Acupuncture is painful – This seems to be based on a fear of needles. While that fear is real, the pain is not. The needles used are about the width of a strand of hair. Acupuncture doesn’t work – Acupuncture was helping people long before
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
What Does Ultrasound Do? Therapeutic ultrasound is used primarily for two different effects: the deep heating treatment and non-thermal uses. Deep Heating Effects: Ultrasound is often used to provide deep heating to soft tissue structures in the body. Deep heating tendons, muscles or ligaments increases circulation to those tissues, which is thought to help the healing process. Increasing tissue temperature with ultrasound is also used to help decrease pain. Deep heating can be used to increase the “stretchiness” of muscles and