Maccabiah 2022

Maccabiah 2022

Earlier this year I was contacted by the German Maccabiah federation to be their official physiotherapist for their team representing Germany in the 2022 Maccabiah games. At first, I was hesitant to accept the position as it would take up a lot of time and keep me...
Private Physiotherapy

Private Physiotherapy

The Benefits of Private Physiotherapy? Socialized medicine is a wonderful thing, however, there are some drawbacks as I am sure many of you have experienced and one of them is physiotherapy. What are the weaknesses of Kupat cholim Physiotherapy? To see a Kupat cholim...
FAQ

FAQ

Q1. Am I eligible for a rebate from my Kupat Cholim or private health insurance? A1. Clallit Mushlam members receive a substantial rebate for private physiotherapy and any private health insurance which includes ambulatory coverage receive a rebate. Q2. What is the...
Dry Needling part 2

Dry Needling part 2

How does Dry Needling work?   As mentioned in my previous blog post, needles can be placed in or around various structures in the body depending on the desired response.  When the fine, hair-like needle is inserted into a trigger point, a local twitch response...
Dry Needling part 2

Dry Needling Part 1

What is Dry Needling?   Dry needling is a technique utilized by Physiotherapists, Doctors and Chiropractors to treat conditions such as pain, muscular tension and spasm, muscular strains, nerve irritation and ligament strains as well as other acute and chronic...
Neck pain

Neck pain

Neck pain   The neck is made up of 7 vertebrae and 44 muscles and it is the most versatile and mobile part of the spine. The average human head weighs 4-5kg, and it is the neck’s job to provide a stable base and connection point between the head and the...
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