Dry Needling for Pain Relief at Sedona Physical Therapy

What is dry needling? It’s a form of therapy in which fine needles are inserted into myofascial trigger points (painful knots in muscles), tendons, ligaments, or near nerves to stimulate a healing response in painful musculoskeletal conditions. It is not acupuncture, although the technique may look similar. It’s not painful. The needles are very thin. [...]

By |2020-01-09T09:09:20-07:00January 1st, 2016|Myofascial Release, Pain Relief, Wellness/Self Care|Comments Off on Dry Needling for Pain Relief at Sedona Physical Therapy

Massage Therapyfor Pain Relief and Wellness

Massage Therapy is a manual therapy which manipulates soft tissue providing therapeutic, pain relieving benefits as well as promoting and maintaining a healthy body. Massage Therapy used to be considered a luxury, something that was reserved for pampering or an event that allowed one to splurge. Our high tech, high stress life styles have dramatically [...]

By |2016-01-01T00:40:30-07:00January 1st, 2016|Myofascial Release, Pain Relief, Wellness/Self Care|Comments Off on Massage Therapyfor Pain Relief and Wellness

Myofascial Release for Pain Relief and Optimal Functioning

Verde Valley Myofascial Release therapists, Robert Hendryx LMT, Danielle Markley, LMT and Michael Rende, OTR, participated in the Prime Time Fair in Cottonwood, Az. The Prime Time Fair was geared towards sharing community resources with the senior population. The most asked question for our therapists was, “What is Myofascial Release”. This is still shocking to [...]

By |2016-01-01T00:31:54-07:00January 1st, 2016|Myofascial Release, Pain Relief, Wellness/Self Care|Comments Off on Myofascial Release for Pain Relief and Optimal Functioning

How Our Posture Causes Pain

Jody Hendryx, PT  Most of us have distinct memories of being told to “stand up straight” or “stop slouching”. Our everyday posture and movements are not something that we consider when we are in pain. However, they can be the biggest and most over looked pain-causing factor in the body. As a Physical [...]

By |2016-01-01T00:26:30-07:00January 1st, 2016|Myofascial Release, Pain Relief, Wellness/Self Care|Comments Off on How Our Posture Causes Pain

Sciatica and Myofascial Pain

Men, do you keep your wallet in your back pocket? If you answered “YES”, then please read on. Keeping a wallet in your back pocket can create pressure on the piriformis muscle. The sciatic nerve runs through the piriformis muscle. Repeated pressure on this muscle will cause inflammation and sciatic pain, commonly called sciatica or [...]

By |2017-02-19T00:22:48-07:00December 31st, 2015|Myofascial Release, Wellness/Self Care|Comments Off on Sciatica and Myofascial Pain

Myofascial Stretching- Finding Your Stretch

help you change that perception. The most abundant tissue in the body is connective tissue. It covers every muscle, every nerve, every blood vessel, all the way down to the cellular level. It supports you and keeps you stable. It’s a 3 dimensional web that creates a flexible yet durable system that both compartmentalizes and [...]

By |2017-02-19T00:23:10-07:00December 31st, 2015|Myofascial Release, Wellness/Self Care|Comments Off on Myofascial Stretching- Finding Your Stretch
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