Tag Archives: Merrill WI

How Quads/Hips Affect Knee Health

How Your Quads and Hips Influence Your Knee Health   Welcome to the Merrill PT blog! Today, we’re diving deep into the intricate relationship between your quadriceps and hips and the impact they have on your knee health. Whether you’re an athlete, a parent, work a desk-job, or an older adult, understanding this connection is […]

Winter Sports Safety

You either love winter or you hate it.   Here at Merrill PT, we embrace the thrill of the first snowfall! It’s our cue to gear up for adventure—whether it’s skiing or snowboarding down Granite Peak, ice skating at the Smith Center, snowshoeing at Council Grounds State Park, or sledding at Sylvan Hill. While frolicking […]

What is Dry Needling?

Dry Needling for Trigger Point Release: Unlocking Orthopedic Relief Dry Needling, is a technique performed by a skilled physical therapist, utilizing slim needles to stimulate soft tissue trigger points, muscular tissue, and connective tissues. This approach proves effective in managing various orthopedic conditions, whether acute or chronic. Through dry needling, physical therapists employ a safe […]

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