Dry Needling uses small monofilament needles to directly address muscle dysfunction and promote recovery by going directly into the muscle bellies. It's great for tendinitis, general aches/pains, or recovering before a big competition
Since Sydney has gone through her residency and fellowship programs, she has extensive knowledge of manual therapy techniques that she can use for a variety of reasons. Some of the techniques include: muscle energy techniques (METs), active release technique (ART), soft tissue massage (STM), and more
Electrical Stimulation can enhance the effects of dry needling by making specific muscles twitch which gives relief similar to a deep tissue massage. Except that the needles can go deeper than a massage
Cupping is a technique in which a cup is applied to the skin using a vacuum, and the cup can either be moved or stationary. This technique is great for breaking up scar tissue, promoting recovery, and promoting range of motion
Part of PT is ensuring that the body is a well-oiled machine, and that often means teaching the body to recruit specific muscles. Specific exercises to address muscle imbalances will allow the person to remain symptom-free long term, and become independent in managing their pain if it comes about
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