Screen%20shot%202016-02-17%20at%2010.21.21%20pm_large

Functional Integrative Rehabilitation Education

All Categories: needling(44) tpdn(39) acupuncture(29) dry needling(27) trigger point dry needling(16) gait(15) trigger point dry needling seminar(13) trigger point dry needling instruction(13) dry needling instruction(11) deep needling(11) muscle layers(10) peroneus longus(10) rehab(10) peroneus(9) trigger point dry needling seminars(9) muscle(9) rehabilitation(8) dry needling seminar(8) muscle action(7) trigger point seminar(7) gluteus maximus(7) posterior(7) foot(7) education(7) intramuscular therapy(7) dysfunction(6) myofascial(6) gluteus medius(6) trigger point dry needling course(6) intramuscular(6) trigger point dry needling courses(6) dry needling course(6) gluteus minimus(6) clinical exam(5) 1st mtp(5) instability(5) continuing education(5) course(5) hip(5) muscles(5) rectus(5) ankle(4) gluteus(4) seminar(4) exam(4) quadratus(4) glute(4) large diameter afferents(4) vastus lateralis(4) lumbar(4) vastus intermedius(4) femoris(4) spinal instability(4) lumbar instability(4) rectus femoris(4) neurology(4) lateralis(4) large(3) suboccipital muscles(3) iliacus(3) soleus(3) hip flexor(3) fiber(3) afferents(3) continuing(3) capitis(3) vastus(3) psoas(3) obliquus(3) chronic(3) spacial summation(3) multifidus(3) temporal summation(3) inferior(3) headache(3) superior(3) suboccipital(3) ppd(3) headaches(3) minor(3) major(3) tibialis(3) cuboid(3) trigger(3) extensor digitorum brevis(3) facilitation(3) tibialis posterior(3) fibers(3) nerve(3) sensory(3) gait cycle(3) stimulation(3) 1st ray(3) gastroc(2) walking(2) exercise(2) pain(2) flexor(2) changes(2) vascular(2) vascular changes(2) sensory nerve fibers(2) counting(2) diameter(2) summation(2) temporal(2) clinical(2) cervical instability(2) cervical(2) meridians(2) sensation(2) ehb(2) spine(2) extensor hallucis brevis(2) therapy(2) neck(2) quadriceps(2) trapezius(2) shoulder pain(2) shoulder(2) scapula(2) cai(2) gon(2) levator scapula(2) levator(2) joint(2) back(2) low(2) lbp(2) extensor digitorum longus(2) fracture(2) navicular(2) obliquus capitis inferior(2) rectus capitis inferior(2) hamstring(2) latissimus dorsi(2) 1st(2) plantae(2) quadrates plantae(2) intrinsics(2) proprioception(2) extension(2) hip extension(2) reciprocal inhibition(2) inhibition(2) reciprocal(2) reverse(1) it band(1) lift(1) multifidus lift test(1) low back pain(1) denervation(1) function(1) spinal(1) flexion(1) dorsi(1) vibration(1) vibratory sense(1) sense(1) deep(1) hallucis(1) vibratory(1) extensor(1) electrical(1) ischemic(1) meridian(1) compression(1) post treatment soreness(1) quadratus femoris(1) hip pain(1) insertional tendinitis(1) divergence(1) convergence(1) layers(1) metatarsal phalangeal(1) metatarsal(1) phalangeal(1) posterior oblique sling(1) oblique(1) sling(1) iliotibial band(1) tensor fascia lata(1) iliocapsularis(1) capsule(1) tfl(1) posterior chain(1) it(1) labrum(1) superficial(1) engineering(1) obturator externus(1) flexor digitorum longus(1) dorsiflexion(1) qp(1) needle(1) scm(1) sternocleidomastoid(1) sterno(1) cleido(1) mastoid(1) gastrocnemius(1) calcaneus(1) calcaneo(1) locking(1) mechanism(1) calcaneo cuboid(1) calcaneocuboid(1) locking mechanism(1) test(1) greater occipital nerve(1) upper(1) parkinsons(1) vastus medialis(1) scalene(1) scalenes(1) scalaneus(1) anterior(1) middle(1) cadence(1) speed(1) peroneus brevis(1) ankle rocker(1) endurance(1) hip extensor(1) hallicis(1) pttd(1) tmj(1) temporomandibular(1) temporomandibular joint(1) brevis(1) proprioceptive(1) electrical stimulation(1) knee(1) osteoarthritis(1) technique(1) bridge(1) thoracic spine(1) thoracic(1) home

Reciprocal Inhibition?

Gaining Anterior Length, Through Posterior Strength and vice versa….A Lesson in Reciprocal Inhibition

 

 

Silvrback blog imageI found a really cool article, quite by accident. I was leafing through an older copy of one of my favorite journals “Lower Extremity Review” and there it was. An article entitled “Athletes with hip flexor tightness have reduced gluteus maximus activation”. Wow, I thought! Now there is a great article on . . .

Read More

March 05, 2018

What do you know about Ia afferents?

If you needle, you should know plenty...

 

This is a nice study looking at lateral gastroc activity and changing firing patterns with speed of movement. Great if you treat anyone or anything that walks...

 

Ia afferents

You remember them, large diameter afferent (sensory) fibers coming from muscle spindles and appraising the nervous system of vital information like length . . .

Read More

January 22, 2018

Rock your clinical exam.

what sensation should you check and why?

What is the most important sensory modality to test and why? Pain? Motor? Sensation?

from Ivo Waerlop on Vimeo.

Read More

December 03, 2016

E Stim and Needling

While flying over the snow capped mountains of Montana, on my way home from teaching a level 1 dry needling course in Vancouver, BC , I saw lots of folks siting, neck flexed forward in a kyphotic posture, watching movies on their iphones and ipads, or playing a game. It made me think of posture and correct my own while writing this piece. We . . .

Read More

May 16, 2016

Archive

All Categories: needling(44) tpdn(39) acupuncture(29) dry needling(27) trigger point dry needling(16) gait(15) trigger point dry needling seminar(13) trigger point dry needling instruction(13) dry needling instruction(11) deep needling(11) muscle layers(10) peroneus longus(10) rehab(10) peroneus(9) trigger point dry needling seminars(9) muscle(9) rehabilitation(8) dry needling seminar(8) muscle action(7) trigger point seminar(7) gluteus maximus(7) posterior(7) foot(7) education(7) intramuscular therapy(7) dysfunction(6) myofascial(6) gluteus medius(6) trigger point dry needling course(6) intramuscular(6) trigger point dry needling courses(6) dry needling course(6) gluteus minimus(6) clinical exam(5) 1st mtp(5) instability(5) continuing education(5) course(5) hip(5) muscles(5) rectus(5) ankle(4) gluteus(4) seminar(4) exam(4) quadratus(4) glute(4) large diameter afferents(4) vastus lateralis(4) lumbar(4) vastus intermedius(4) femoris(4) spinal instability(4) lumbar instability(4) rectus femoris(4) neurology(4) lateralis(4) large(3) suboccipital muscles(3) iliacus(3) soleus(3) hip flexor(3) fiber(3) afferents(3) continuing(3) capitis(3) vastus(3) psoas(3) obliquus(3) chronic(3) spacial summation(3) multifidus(3) temporal summation(3) inferior(3) headache(3) superior(3) suboccipital(3) ppd(3) headaches(3) minor(3) major(3) tibialis(3) cuboid(3) trigger(3) extensor digitorum brevis(3) facilitation(3) tibialis posterior(3) fibers(3) nerve(3) sensory(3) gait cycle(3) stimulation(3) 1st ray(3) gastroc(2) walking(2) exercise(2) pain(2) flexor(2) changes(2) vascular(2) vascular changes(2) sensory nerve fibers(2) counting(2) diameter(2) summation(2) temporal(2) clinical(2) cervical instability(2) cervical(2) meridians(2) sensation(2) ehb(2) spine(2) extensor hallucis brevis(2) therapy(2) neck(2) quadriceps(2) trapezius(2) shoulder pain(2) shoulder(2) scapula(2) cai(2) gon(2) levator scapula(2) levator(2) joint(2) back(2) low(2) lbp(2) extensor digitorum longus(2) fracture(2) navicular(2) obliquus capitis inferior(2) rectus capitis inferior(2) hamstring(2) latissimus dorsi(2) 1st(2) plantae(2) quadrates plantae(2) intrinsics(2) proprioception(2) extension(2) hip extension(2) reciprocal inhibition(2) inhibition(2) reciprocal(2) reverse(1) it band(1) lift(1) multifidus lift test(1) low back pain(1) denervation(1) function(1) spinal(1) flexion(1) dorsi(1) vibration(1) vibratory sense(1) sense(1) deep(1) hallucis(1) vibratory(1) extensor(1) electrical(1) ischemic(1) meridian(1) compression(1) post treatment soreness(1) quadratus femoris(1) hip pain(1) insertional tendinitis(1) divergence(1) convergence(1) layers(1) metatarsal phalangeal(1) metatarsal(1) phalangeal(1) posterior oblique sling(1) oblique(1) sling(1) iliotibial band(1) tensor fascia lata(1) iliocapsularis(1) capsule(1) tfl(1) posterior chain(1) it(1) labrum(1) superficial(1) engineering(1) obturator externus(1) flexor digitorum longus(1) dorsiflexion(1) qp(1) needle(1) scm(1) sternocleidomastoid(1) sterno(1) cleido(1) mastoid(1) gastrocnemius(1) calcaneus(1) calcaneo(1) locking(1) mechanism(1) calcaneo cuboid(1) calcaneocuboid(1) locking mechanism(1) test(1) greater occipital nerve(1) upper(1) parkinsons(1) vastus medialis(1) scalene(1) scalenes(1) scalaneus(1) anterior(1) middle(1) cadence(1) speed(1) peroneus brevis(1) ankle rocker(1) endurance(1) hip extensor(1) hallicis(1) pttd(1) tmj(1) temporomandibular(1) temporomandibular joint(1) brevis(1) proprioceptive(1) electrical stimulation(1) knee(1) osteoarthritis(1) technique(1) bridge(1) thoracic spine(1) thoracic(1) home

Cover image credit: http://wallpapershacker.com/skulls_sketches_skeletons_spine_drawings_hd-wallpaper-1015286/