Dry Needling

‘Dry Needling’ is a technique that involves inserting a thin and flexible needle into a muscle to that elicits a response to help it relax. This is often referred to as a ‘twitch’. There are changes to the muscle fibres, electrical activity, chemical releases, and a nervous system response that contributes to this response in […]

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Hamstring Injuries and Rehabilitation

Anatomy of the hamstrings: The hamstrings are a collection of 3 individual muscles: They all work together but have slightly different roles. During sprinting, the biceps femoris takes the biggest load, the semitendinosus is lengthened the most, and semimembranosus acts as a force producer. During rehab, you want to target the hamstrings collectively as they

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