Dry Needling

5 Apr, 2023

The pros and cons of dry needling

Dry needling is a technique that can be used by health care professionals to treat muscle pain, inflammation, tightness and injury. It involves the use of thin, hollow needles that are inserted into the dermis. The points of insertion are usually around myofascial trigger point areas. The purpose of inserting dry needles into trigger point

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1 Jun, 2022

Everything you should know before signing up for dry needling near you

What exactly is dry needling? Dry needling is a technique that physical therapists use to help reduce pain in muscles that are stiff and sore. The therapist inserts a thin, stainless steel sterile needle directly into the sore muscle. The needle stimulates the muscle and encourages it to spasm, which helps to reduce tension and

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10 Sep, 2019

Three common questions about dry needling for sciatica

Dry needling is a physical therapy method that can be used to treat sciatica and many other conditions. This technique is also called trigger point therapy, and it uses thin needles that look like those used in acupuncture. However, this therapy method is different from acupuncture because it’s based on modern Western medical research. Are

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