Fascial Hydrodissection for Low Back Pain

Introduction A fascial hydrodissection for low back pain is a procedure you should consider for both acute and chronic pain in your lower back. According to the CDC, 39% of adults experience low back pain in the past three months. A fascial hydrodissection for low back pain involves a highly-specialized procedure of injecting medication [...]

Hamstring Fascia Hydrodissection in an NFL Running Back

  Introduction Hamstring injuries nag players of all sports and all levels. Dr. Jacques Courseault at The Fascia Institute and Treatment Center at Tulane University School of Medicine was the first to publish the benefits of a hamstring fascial hydrodissection to get athletes back in a few days. You can read the article here.   [...]

Fascial Hydrodissection for Medial Scapular Border Pain: Case Series of Treatment for Myofascial Pain Syndrome

ABSTRACT: Neck and upper back pain can be common issues among athletes. Myofascial pain due to fascial adhesions can explain these athletes’ symptoms and prevent them from performing. In this retrospective series, three athletes diagnosed with myofascial pain syndrome at the medial scapular border are treated with ultrasound-guided (USG) hydrodissection. All athletes reported significant [...]

What is Hypermobility?

What is Hypermobility?   Hypermobility refers to the natural flexibility of joints. Thirty to fifty percent of the population has joint hypermobility, which in many cases, offers an athletic and competitive advantage. Because of flexible joints secondary to hypermobility, those who are hypermobile can run faster, jump higher, avoid certain injuries and throw farther [...]

Fascial Hamstring Hydrodissection in A College Football Player

Introduction A fascial hamstring hydrodissection can be used for acute and chronic hamstring pain. Hamstring injuries keep many out of recreation and competitive sport. Historically, hamstring therapy with physical therapy, massage, dry needling, and trigger point injections have been helpful but continue to result in delays in returning to competition. At the Fascia Institute [...]

Elbow and Throwing Biomechanics: A Detailed Perspective

At the Fascia Institute and Treatment Center, we specialize in fascia care, but are also experts in biomechanics. Because of the Fascia Institute's association with Tulane Orthopedics we have developed a collaborated biomechanical analysis system spearheaded by Buddy Savoie and Andre Labbe. Using the Noraxon system, overhead throwing athletes of all levels are seeking [...]

Hydrodissection for Low Back Pain in a Golfer

Patient's Story A 45-year-old male who is a 5 handicap golfer has been unable to play for the past 3 months because of low back pain. He hurt his low back during a golf swing, in which he felt a pull in his right low back and glute muscle. He has mild pain at [...]

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