Daniel Karp

Trigger Point Dry Needling Therapy

What Is Dry Needling? Western-Style Acupuncture for Injury

On a superficial level you may think you’ve seen dry needling before. After all, it looks similar to acupuncture. That’s because both dry needling and acupuncture use a monofilament needle to relieve pain. But that’s where the similarity ends. Dry needling and acupuncture are different both in treatment and philosophy. Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese therapy based on harmony …

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Women's National Team Midfielder Carli Lloyd in mid-kick.

To Avoid the Common Soccer Injury to Hip Flexors, Bend It Like Carli

The 2015 edition of the Women’s FIFA World Cup was both exciting and historic. The U.S. Women’s National Team earned their 3rd World Cup since its 1991 inception, and #10 Midfielder Carli Lloyd propelled herself into the stratosphere of sports mythology as the new face of women’s soccer. Like any physical therapist, I analyze movement, efficient …

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