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Dry Needling (DN) is a very successful medical treatment which uses very thin needles without any medication (a dry needle) to achieve its aim. DN is used to treat pain and dysfunction caused by a wide range of musculoskeletal problems, sinus trouble, headaches, and some nerve problems. It is not the same as acupuncture. Acupuncture […]
AthletePlus prides itself on staying current on the latest technology that has been proven to help our patients and athletes. We are proud to announce the AthletePlus Recovery Zone which will provide professional recovery tools for athletes who want to train harder, recover faster, and perform better. Featuring: Normatec Recovery System – The Number 1 […]
When should I stop exercising if I have pain? “I have back pain with exercise, so I better not do anything. If I try to exercise, the back pain gets worse. I better just stay in bed since it hurts.” We hear these comments all the time. How do you know when to keep going or when to stop […]
There are advantages and disadvantages to using either of these With most injuries involving the back, gel packs are easy to use. Ice bags are better for ankles and knees for a longer cold period. Gel Packs Strengths: Cold gel packs contain a special gel that can be frozen and refrozen. Just store the packs […]
The length of time varies depending on the person, the injury area, and type of cold treatment with 10-20 minutes being sufficient. Do NOT leave ice on for longer than 30 minutes. Length of time for varies depending on the person, injury area, and type of cold treatment. How Long Do I Ice My Injury? […]
HealthyPoints Heelys have 1-2 wheels in the heel so kids use their shoes as skates. Protective gear is recommended, but not practical. Fall on an outstretched hand is most common injury. If you see a kid rolling by with one heel up and he or she is just wearing tennis shoes, they are probably wearing […]