December 31, 2018

Why wouldn't you think that physical therapists are dangerous and that having dry needling done by a physical therapist is akin to having surgery that will leave you permanently damaged or dead? This is what the U.S. acupuncture community (and others around the globe)...

November 13, 2018

Why Do I Care What They Say?

Everyday I see a comment like these:

"While both carry risk, acupuncturists have vastly more needle safety and treatment supervision in their significantly longer training. The two professions shouldn’t be equated when it comes to needling sa...

October 24, 2018

It's presently known as the most controversial therapy technique and it has been causing acupuncturists to wage war on physical therapists for the last 10-15 years. Dry Needling. I entered this controversial practice after taking my first dry needling course in 2009. Y...

October 15, 2018

I graduated from my Master's of Physical Therapy program in January 2000. I have been a licensed Physical Therapist ever since. Okay, I realize, already, you have a question. What is a physical therapist? Not many people can offer a good definition because the definiti...

July 6, 2018

I will not sit here and compare and contrast dry needling with acupuncture. My specialty is Physical Therapy not Traditional Chinese Medicine or Acupuncture. I can easily tell you what I do on a daily basis. I help decrease acute and chronic pain, help restore mobility...

April 24, 2018

I love the heated HealthyLine TAO/PEMF mat. The mat combines the healing benefits of hot stone therapy, far infrared therapy, negative ion therapy, and pulsed electromagnetic field therapy. It feels amazing, relaxing, and...

October 17, 2017

Let's Be Honest About Dry Needling

April 21, 2017 | Dr. Christina Fick, DAOM

Earlier this year, the Acupuncture Association of Colorado (AAC) filed a lawsuit against the Colorado branch of American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) for the "unsafe use of Dry Needling."...

October 14, 2017

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