Dry Needling is a skilled intervention which uses a thin filiform needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate underlying myofascial trigger points, muscular and connective tissues for the management of neuro-musculoskeletal pain, movement impairments and chronic pain.
The needles used for Dry Needling are very different from those used to inject medicine. They are solid, as opposed to hollow like a those used to inject medicine (thus the term “Dry Needling”). They are extremely thin and rounded at the tip whereas a hypodermic needle is beveled. Many people aren’t even able to feel the needles when they are inserted.
Dry Needling is proposed to work through the following physiological responses:
Dry Needling can be an effective treatment technique for many different issues. Some common issues that are typically treated with Dry Needling include:
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Dry needling is typically just part of the treatment plan during physical therapy, however some utilize it for pain control, sore muscles from training, and joint stiffness. Dry needling is available on a cash pay basis at the following rates:
15 Min session: $30
30 Min session: $50
45 Min session: $75
Treatment session lengths are dependent on the goals of the treatment, the treatment area, and whether it is your first time or not.