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Dry Needling

Dry Needling is a manual, therapeutic technique aimed at healing dysfunctional muscle tissue in the body. Using a thin needle, such as those used in acupuncture, we pierce the skin and target a myofascial trigger point provoking an involuntary twitch response. By inserting the needles into myofascial trigger points, the treatment promotes intramuscular stimulation increasing blood flow in the area and decreasing pain, restoring normal muscle tone and improving range of motion. Electrical stimulation is frequently paired with Dry Needling to further relax the muscle and regulate neuromuscular activity.

Benefits of dry needling include:

  • Reduces myofascial pain

  • Improved joint mobility and function 

  • Speeds up the healing and recovery process

  • Initiates tissue repair with increased blood flow stimulating the body’s natural healing response

Common conditions treated with Dry Needling:

  • Headaches

  • Back pain

  • Neck pain

  • Plantar fasciitis

  • Achilles tendinitis

  • Jaw pain

  • Shoulder pain

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Sciatica

  • Knee pain

  • Tennis/Golfers elbow

  • Shin splints

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