Month: August 2020

dry needling chronic pain

The Importance of PT for Chronic Pain During COVID-19

By: Rich Kidwell, PT, Regional Director  Chronic pain has long been an issue for many Americans and for the healthcare system in the United States. Now, as we face a global pandemic, the chronic pain issues seen across the country could become even more exacerbated as additional people develop chronic pain and those already suffering …

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neuroscience

Your Body’s Living Alarm: The Power of Neurodynamics

Did you know your body has a living alarm? Your nervous system alerts you to pain and limits motion to indicate a problem. With Neurodynamics, we can leverage that system to test and treat specific areas, restoring normal movement and function. “Neurodynamics: the physical ability of the nervous system that allows it to move, slide, …

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Frank, Maryville, Missouri

Frank Grispino Selected to Speak on National Tendons and Muscles Panel

Frank Grispino, ARC Physical Therapy+ Maryville Clinic Director and Certified Hand Therapist, was recently selected to speak at the Doctors Demystify Tendons and Muscles for OTs and PTs virtual panel discussion for hand therapists across the US and Canada. “Frank was selected to serve on the panel because of his national recognition as a leader …

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ARC Physical Therapy+ Offers Dry Needling to Target and Treat Pain

What Is Dry Needling?  According to the American Physical Therapists Association, dry needling is “a skilled intervention used by physical therapists that uses a thin filiform needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate underlying myofascial trigger points, muscular, and connective tissues for the management of neuromusculoskeletal pain and movement impairments.” While dry needling has been …

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