How Does Dry Needling Differ from Acupuncture?

Most people know about acupuncture and may have heard that it is used to treat a variety of health issues including problems with allergies, headaches and menstrual cramps. The practice of using dry needles, also known as intramuscular stimulation, is less well known. In this post, we will define what intramuscular stimulation is, as well … Read moreHow Does Dry Needling Differ from Acupuncture?

How Massage Therapy Helps Sciatica and Lower Back Pain

The word “sciatica” refers to the pain and possible numbness felt along the sciatic nerve, which is the longest nerve in the body. Here’s how massage therapy helps sciatica and lower back pain. About Sciatica While the word “sciatica” is sometimes used — incorrectly — for any lower back pain, it actually refers to a … Read moreHow Massage Therapy Helps Sciatica and Lower Back Pain

Sciatica: The Reason Your Leg Hurts More Than Your Back

Low back pain is one of the most common injuries among adults. As many as 80 percent of adults will suffer from back pain sometime in their lives. Most people think the cause of pain is directly related to the injured portion of the spine. However, severe pain is most often caused by irritation to … Read moreSciatica: The Reason Your Leg Hurts More Than Your Back