How dry needling can be used for trigger point therapy.
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Dry needling involves the application of very fine sterilised acupuncture needles into muscle and surrounding tissues to assist in the release of myofascial trigger points, reduce tightness and spasm, improve muscle function and relieve pain. It is commonly used as an adjunct to physiotherapy and myotherapy techniques to improve treatment outcomes. There are two types of […]

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What is Myotherapy?
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Myotherapy is a holistic approach to the treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction and associated pain. Myotherapists use soft tissue/ massage therapies to assist in the reduction of muscle tension and pain. Complementing these soft tissue skills, Myotherapists have also been educated and trained in the use of dry needling, cupping, corrective exercises and trigger point release. Depending […]

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How physiotherapy deals with a frozen shoulder
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A frozen shoulder, correctly known as Adhesive Capsulitis, presents as a combination of shoulder pain and stiffness causing sleep disturbance and marked disability. In a frozen shoulder the capsule surrounding the shoulder joint is more thickened than normal and it shrinks, adhering to the humerus (arm bone) and itself – hence the name adhesive capsulitis. […]

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