DRY NEEDLING

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WHAT IS ACUPUNCTURE AND DRY NEEDLING?

Acupuncture is form of Chinese alternative medicine which involve the insertion of thin needles through your skin at strategic points follow energy meridian line restore balance and help treat health condition by opening up the person’s energy flow or Chi

Dry needling: dry needling practitioners inserting a needle directly into a myofascial trigger point will release tension in the surrounding muscles for therapeutic purposes

WHAT IS DRY NEEDLING USED TO TREAT?
Dry needling may provide relief for some muscular pain and stiffness.

The trigger points may increase flexibility and improve range of motion. Consequently, this method is often used to treat sports injuries, muscle pain, and even fibromyalgia pain. Many types of research have provided evidence-based support in the treatment of acute and chronic back pain, chronic neck pain, tension-type migraine headaches, pelvic girdle pain, knee osteoarthritis, lateral elbow pain, and shoulder conditions.

Though there are no official guidelines for this practice, safe dry needling practices will be standardized as more research becomes available.

WHY YOU NEED DRY NEEDLING?
Some common reasons and symptoms that can benefit from dry needling

  • Back Pain
  • Neck pain
  • Headaches
  • Strains
  • Scar tissue
  • Sciatica
  • Chronic Pain
  • Muscle Spasms  

WHAT WILL YOU EXPECT IN DRY NEEDLING TREATMENT?

The therapist will insert the needle into your skin through your muscle, but it’s normally painless as the needle is very thin. You may feel a brief cramp or twitch inside the muscle as the needle hits the trigger point and a transient increase in the referred pain. A therapeutic response occurs when local responses are elicited and that is a positive and desirable reaction.
During the procedure, patients experience heaviness in their limbs or a great accomplishment or relief.

This technique can be accompanied by some muscle soreness in next 24-48 hours.
After the treatment, the intake of plenty of fluids generally decreases the discomfort.

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