Locations

Muskegon, MI

945. E. Sherman Blvd.
P. 231.737.4374

Grand Rapids, MI

4095 Park East Court SE
P: 616.259.4028

Grand Haven, MI

16760 Lincoln Street
P: 616.935.3300

NOCHS, Grand Haven, MI

1015 S. Beacon Blvd.
P: 616.847.5293

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Dry Needling at the Grand Rapids Performance Center

Dry needling is a modality that is useful for pain, dizziness, and neuromuscular dysfunction. It involves the insertion of a sterile monofilament (small diameter) needle into myofascial trigger points. The area(s) of insertion are unique to the person receiving the treatment. Some clinicians will insert a needle into a muscle and then manipulate the needle to provoke a muscular twitch signaling neurologic reset of the tissue. Others will insert multiple...

Dry Needling – Isn’t that acupuncture?

Isn’t acupuncture and dry needling the same thing? Although they may look really similar they are very different techniques. Dry needling is another form of soft tissue mobilization that has been shown to effectively treat chronic pain, headaches, tendinitis, bursitis, sprains/strains, and acute injuries. In a chronic pain state, our brains and bodies do not communicate well. When a needle is inserted into the body, the brain can no longer ignore...

Betsy’s Story

Read about pole vaulter and college athlete, Betsy Lovett, and her experience overcoming chronic back pain at our Grand Rapids Performance Center! Betsy shared this testimonial with us last week and we are so excited about her progress and recovery! Betsy has been working with GC therapists, Jeff Rigley and Brandon Yuenger "Before I came to Generation Care, I honestly had given up all hope of ever being able to live...

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