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What is Aquatic Therapy?

Aquatic therapy is a low impact style of therapy that is performed in the water, rather than on land.  Aquatic therapy can be more beneficial than land-based therapy for some people.  When you get in the water you decrease your ground reaction force, which...

What is Dry Needling?

Dry needling is a technique I use to treat myofascial pain and muscle restrictions.  The technique uses a “dry” needle, a needle without medication that is inserted through the skin into knotted up areas of muscle, known as trigger points.  A trigger point...

Degenerative Disc Disease

Many people every day are diagnosed with Degenerative Disc Disease.  It must be bad, because it is a disease!  Don’t worry, it’s not contagious and it isn’t as bad as it sounds.   All it means is that the disc in between the bones in your spine has decreased in...

Arthritis

Whoa what a scary word!  There are a lot of people that have it and most people don’t know what it is.  Arthritis, also known as Degenerative Joint Disease, is a condition where the connective tissue between our bones has been broken down to the point where...

Meet Leo, registered Therapy Dog

Hello everyone! My name is Leo and I am a registered Therapy Dog through ITA/HPHP. I used to be a Police Dog when I was a puppy but I got fired because apparently I am not aggressive enough. Now I am trained to comfort patients by sensing signs of stress, anxiety,...