Karen Phillips Battles Tennis Elbow, Trigger Finger, and Carpal Tunnel

Karen Phillips has been battling a myriad of arm problems including tennis elbow, trigger finger and carpal tunnel syndrome.  This past episode included her hand locking up around a car part at her work.  She was working hard trying to get orders out and her hand just froze around the part.  She had to have someone assist her in getting the part out of her hand. 

Dry-Needling for Tennis Elbow

Bill Anderson loves to fish, but recently developed “Fishing Elbow,” aka Tennis Elbow. Tennis Elbow is a repetitive movement strain injury that required treatment for relief, and Bill opted for our dry needling option for quicker relief.

When dry needling, our physical therapist takes a thin filiform needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate deep myofascial trigger points.

Desk Ergonomics 101

Whether you sit or stand to work, how your desk, chair, monitor and body are positioned matter. Research is showing, it actually matters a lot! According to a NCBI medical article, “Prolonged sitting at sub-optimal workstations is associated with musculoskeletal dysfunction. The musculoskeletal dysfunction presents as pain or muscle tension of the cervical,