Monthly Archives: February 2013

Ortho-Iliopsoas Strain

History: Name: Casey Age & Sex: spayed female, age 5 years old Breed: Border Collie Lifestyle/Occupation: Family dog to an older couple who live in the country.  They claim to have a very active lifestyle. Hx of dog’s family lifestyle: … Continue reading

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Dry Needling: Experience with Patients

One of my earlier experiences with dry needling was the treatment of a middle-aged man who had been off work for many months following a traumatic lower leg injury.  He had seen numerous specialists and was told that there was … Continue reading

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Case 1: Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) Resulting in Partial Paralysis

History:Name: Star Age & Sex: 8 years old, spayed female Breed: Dachshund Lifestyle/occupation: Star is one of 6 Dachshunds.  She lives with all different ages of these dogs, one of which is her sister.  Her owner has shown Star in … Continue reading

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Dry Needling: Anatomical Approach to Acupuncture

I have been using an anatomical approach to acupuncture as part of my practice for over thirty years and have found it to be a very valuable modality in managing pain, swelling and enhancing the healing process.  My results were … Continue reading

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Maybe Your Dog Needed a New Year’s Resolution Too

Dogs suffering from excessive body weight, one of the most common canine medical conditions, find themselves at a risk of decreased longevity and variety of diseases. Numerous studies have looked at dietary energy restrictions as a means of weight reduction, … Continue reading

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Pain in the Neck

As anyone who has searched for information on the use of dry needling knows it can be difficult to find sound research showing the technique’s effectiveness. However, an article recently published in Clinical Rheumatology at the end of 2012 has … Continue reading

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Trigger Point Dry Needling For TMJ Dysfunction

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction can cause an assortment of problems including pain in many areas including the joint, facial muscles, and the ear, as well as headaches, loss of jaw range of motion, tinnitus, and many other problems. Pain in … Continue reading

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