What is fibromyalgia?

Fibro-what? Recently our team has noticed an increase in the use of the term fibromyalgia. Seeing as it has become somewhat of a “buzzword”, let’s have a look at what it is! What is it? The term fibromyalgia refers to “muscular pain”. It is not just one condition! Rather, it is an umbrella term and…

Physiotherapy Penrith Dry Needling

Dry Needling – what is it?

What is dry needling exactly, and how can it be of benefit to me? Dry needling is a technique used in physiotherapy practice where thin needles are inserted into a muscles “trigger points” to decrease pain and muscular tension. Thin needles are put into the altered or “dysfunctional” tissues in order to improve or restore function.…