Posts in dry needling
The Best Physical Therapy For Shin Splints

If you’ve ever dealt with shin splints, you know how frustrating it can. Once the condition gets irritated, it can be difficult to calm back down. In fact, many runners find themselves sidelined with the issue. But not to worry! We’ve helped plenty of athletes in the Nashville, TN area overcome shin splints. Physical therapy as an extremely effective way to help fix the problem. So if you’re dealing with shin splints, this article is for you. Read on!

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Hamstring Injuries Are The Worst. Here’s An Awesome Rehab Exercise That Can Reduce Your Risk Of A Hamstring Injury By 51%.

A new review published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine looking at programs for injury prevention concluded that the Nordic hamstring exercise can reduce risk of injury by 51 percent. The Nordic hamstring exercise is great for recovering from a hamstring injury and preventing them in the future. Runners rejoice!

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Attention Runners! Here’s The Best Way to Fix Your IT Band Issues. And, No, It Doesn't Require A Foam Roller.

I’ve got good news! You can finally put down your foam roller. There’s mounting evidence emerging that strengthening your hips is actually the best way to treat Iliotibial Band Syndrome. But how do you strengthen your hips you ask? Don’t worry; I’ve got you covered. But first, let's briefly discuss what the IT Band is and why it CAN’T be fixed with a foam roller.

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Dry Needling And Tendonitis

Dry needling can be a safe, effective and affordable treatment method for tendonitis. I’ve recently used dry needling to recover from a hamstring injury I got from running. I did 3-4 treatments on myself followed by a home exercise program. I’m happy to report that after a month of treatment, I’m symptom free and back to running! In most cases, dry needling can be just as effective for you.

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I’m A Doctor Of Physical Therapy With An Injury. Here’s What My Rehab Program Looks Like.

It’s no secret that PTs need physical therapy too. As a runner, cyclist, swimmer and weight lifter, I’m always finding new ways to injure myself. This time it’s a left hamstring strain. I’ve been dealing with it for about a month now and finally started to get serious about my rehab. In this article, I’d like to show you my approach to sports injury rehab, what treatments I use on myself, and how I deal with return to sports after an injury.

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How To Rehab A Muscle Strain or Tear

If you’re an athlete, chances are you’ve probably experienced a muscle tear. Muscle tears are prevalent in athletes due to the high amount of strain we put on our muscles. When we put too much external strain on them, it can result in a tear. Tears can occur at any point along the muscle and can vary in severity. Most muscle tears are graded from 1-3 based on severity.

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