Acupuncture vs dry needling

Acupuncture vs dry needling

Recently, our patients have been asking us this question – what is the difference between dry needling and acupuncture? Both acupuncture and dry needling insert the smallest of needles through the skin and into the muscle on strategic points of the body. So what...

Deep Tissue Massage (updated)

I often get the question about what deep tissue massage is, whether it hurts and what it does. Well, deep tissue massage is similar to Swedish massage but focuses on deeper layers of muscles and structures like fascia and ligaments. It does not necessarily mean that...
Optimal Exercise for Every Age (updated)

Optimal Exercise for Every Age (updated)

Being active is an important part of staying healthy at any age. Just by spending the optimal amount of time exercising each week, you’ll become healthier. Regular exercise helps to maintain a healthy weight and drastically lower your risk of developing heart disease,...
Gardening Pains (updated)

Gardening Pains (updated)

Jennifer Cushing PT Now that the weather is getting nicer, many of us are eager to get our hands dirty. Gardening is strenuous physical exercise that can result in injury if you are not careful. A bag of soil can weigh as much as 20lbs and is usually awkward to carry....