Dry Needling

Dry needling is a treatment technique where a single-use acupuncture needle is inserted into the muscle to assist with reducing pain and improving function through the release of myofascial trigger points.  Dry needling helps relax the muscles and allows them to lengthen. When the needle is inserted into the trigger point of a muscle, blood pools around the needle providing the area with fresh oxygen and assisting the removal of acidic chemicals that can cause pain.