Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sheltering Arms to Sponsor High School Coaches Clinic Hosted by the Washington Redskins

wr_hscc_logo_cmyk3On July 31, 2013, Sheltering Arms will sponsor a forum hosted by the Washington Redskins, in conjunction with USA Football, the NFL and other leaders in the sports medicine industry, to discuss concussion awareness and education as it aligns with the “Heads Up Football” program. Continue reading

Can Dry Needling Help Relieve Your Pain?

dryneedlesYou may have heard of a technique called dry needling for pain relief, but what is it and how exactly does it work? Lori Magnuson, PT, CMTPT, clinical manager at the Sheltering Arms Hull Street Center, earned her dry needling certification, a process which included 92 hours in the classroom followed by an exam with both written and practical components. She has answered the following questions to help explain the treatment and how it may be helpful for you. Continue reading

Fireworks Safety Tips for a Fun July 4th

As we prepare to ceFireworkslebrate Independence Day it is important to keep a few safety precautions in mind, particularly related to fireworks. Hands and fingers tend to be the body parts most commonly injured in fireworks accidents, which can result in surgery and/or amputation and require extensive rehabilitation.

The following safety tips will help you avoid injury: Continue reading