Monthly Archives: April 2015

Myofascial Trigger Points

An Introduction to the Self Treatment of Myofascial Trigger Points Learn simple, cost effective techniques to help alleviate chronic muscle pain Myofascial Trigger Points (TrP’s) are very common and are responsible for many of our common, daily, complaints of “muscle-type” pain. As a Physical Therapist, I have successfully added TrP therapy to my practice and […]

Getting your haircut in India, Evidence Based Medicine, and CranioSacral Therapy

“Evidence Based Medicine” (E.B.M.) is all the rage. Many would say if your treatment technique isn’t Evidence Based, don’t bother, save your money, the guy’s probably a quack. From a clinical standpoint, I live in both worlds: the black and white, Evidenced Based one, where you can measure the effects of your intervention and prove […]

Stop the insanity! Put away the Ultrasound and Electrical Stim for the treatment of shoulder pain

“I have shoulder pain, what should I do” Current research may offer some answers..First of all, stop wasting your time with ultrasound and electrical stimulation….. Many P.T.’s continue to use “passive modalities” to help treat shoulder pain with mixed results. Personally, I found no long term help with such passive modalities like Ultrasound, electrical -stimulation, […]