What is dry needling?

Dry needling is a minimally invasive technique used to treat muscles, ligaments, tendons, subcutaneous fascia, scar tissue, peripheral nerves, and chronic pain syndromes. The therapist will insert a thin, solid needle into dysfunctional tissue contributing to pain or dysfunction to aid with tissue healing.

What are the benefits?

Dry needling is an effective pain management tool and a way of stimulating healing in injured areas. Physical therapists use dry needling to effectively treat various ailments, from headaches and chronic back pain to tendonitis and plantar fasciitis.

  • acute or chronic injuries
  • headaches
  • neck pain
  • back pain
  • tendinitis
  • muscle spasms
  • Sciatica
  • Hip or knee pain
  • muscle strains
  • fibromyalgia
  • tennis or golfer’s elbow
  • overuse injuries
  • and much more.