Dry needling, also known as "trigger point dry needling", is a technique used by many different healthcare disciplines, including acupuncturists, physical therapists, physicians, chiropractors, dentists, veterinarians, occupational therapists, athletic trainers, myotherapists, among others. Dry needling is used for the treatment of pain and movement impairments.
What is Dry Needling?
Dry needling is the skilled insertion of fine acupuncture needles through the skin into targeted areas of the affected muscle, known as myofascial trigger points.
Why Dry Needling?
It is a contemporary adjunct treatment aimed at reducing the hypersensitivity of tissue often seen in injury and pain states.it does require client consent to treat these hyper-irritable points and taut bands in skeletal muscle with dry needling.