Do you have a stiff back?

By: Kristine Bedell, PT Often times, people seek physical therapy treatment with the complaint of “pain,” which can be in various locations and described with even more varying adjectives. However, another common report we hear is “stiffness,” but what does it mean to be “stiff?” It may be described differently by each individual but typically…

Headaches! What? A pain in the neck?

By Rebecca Baker, PTA Most people have experienced some type of headache in their life, whether it has been a mild sensation of tension, pressure, or a full blown migraine that is life altering. Sometimes we are able to muster our way through our daily tasks. Other times, though, the severity can render us unable to…

Dry Needling

Patients commonly ask if Dry Needling and Acupuncture are the same technique. The confusion is understandable as the same microfilament needles are used in both Dry Needling and Acupuncture, however the theoretical approach is very different. Dry needling is based on the anatomical and neurological systems of the human body and should not to be…