Convergence Theory of Refer Pain and Dry Needling Effect


It is evident that muscle pain deriving from any type of lesion can refer pain to other deep somatic tissues, yet not just locally. The convergence theory as depicted from animal experimental study of Mense 1994 explains the pain referral sequence. Central sensitization to adjacent spinal segments is present due to nociceptive input from skeletal muscle and myotomes outside the lesion.


KIN Bracketed Reg 1

Το KINSTRETCH είναι μια καινούργια μέθοδος γυμναστικής που έχει ως αποτέλεσμα τη βελτίωση της κινητικότητας και ευελιξίας, την αύξηση της μυϊκής δύναμης και της νευρολογικής λειτουργίας, την απώλεια βάρους, την πρόληψη των τραυματισμών και τον πλήρες έλεγχο του σώματος.

Shoulder Impingement Diagnosis Algorithm


As a clinician, I highly recommend the Shoulder Impingement Algorithm by Dr. Cools derived from her 2008 article in British Journal of Sports Medicine. Check out the straight forward diagram below to screen which two types of shoulder impingement might be present to guide your treatment regime.   

Five effective questions to screen your health care professional

I come across a lot of people that are injured (shoulder, knee, back etc). Most of them seek out for a health care practitioner, yet they are still not feeling good after several visits. They are in constant pain with no signs of relief, they cannot work out or play their favorite sport. Switching to a different health practitioner is not an option for them.

4 Easy principles to protect your body from injury

This blog post is dedicated to injury prevention. After finishing the book Results Fitness, 2012 written by a variety of health professionals I will focus on the last chapter by Amy Wunsh, a physical therapist at Results Fitness. The book is a great read by the way, with different effective strategies on how to get better results related to nutrition and exercise.