The upcoming holiday season will bring changes in diet, sleep, weather, and stress, each of which is a potential trigger for migraine headaches. This month’s clinical review provides the current best-practice management of this common and debilitating problem that you’re sure to see.
“Dry needling” is defined in the Illinois Physical Therapy Act as:“an advanced needling skill or technique limited to the treatment of myofascial pain, using a single-use, single insertion, sterile filiform needle (without the use of heat, cold, or any other added modality or medication), that is inserted into the skin or underlying tissues to stimulate trigger points.”
If you have not already seen it, Annals of Internal Medicine gave you and I a very nice Valentine’s Day Gift. This past Tuesday, Annals published an updated Clinical Practice Guideline for Managing LBP from the American College of Physicians.