Archive for July, 2018

Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS)
Posted on: July 16th, 2018 No Comments

What should you do when a muscle is tight and causing you pain? Poke it with a needle of course! What is IMS? IMS, or Intramuscular Stimulation, is a dry needling method developed by Canadian physician Dr. Chan Gunn in which an acupuncture needle is inserted into “trigger points” in the muscle. These trigger points […]

Shockwave Therapy: Sound waves healing tissues
Posted on: July 9th, 2018 No Comments

A stubborn injury’s worst nightmare. What is Shockwave Therapy? Shockwave therapy is an effective treatment, which utilizes high-energy acoustic waves to deliver strong mechanical impulses to the injured tissue. Shockwave technology was originally applied in medicine to destroy kidney stones but has now been shown to also aid in the healing of musculoskeletal issues. Inside […]

The Graston Technique: Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization
Posted on: July 2nd, 2018 No Comments

The Graston Technique was originally created by a machinist who had the desire to speed up his own rehabilitation process after the lack of progress with conventional therapy techniques. After experiencing success on his own injury rehab, he partnered with Ball State University professionals to develop the technique and full set of tools. What Graston […]