Dry Needling

What is dry needling?

Dry needling, also refered to as Intramuscular Manual Therapy, is the insertion of needlings without injectate into, aloingside, or around nerves, muscles, or connective tissues, for the management of pain and dysfunction in neuromusculosketetal conditions.  

Conditions to consider for dry needling treatment

  • Back pain (pre or post surgery)
  • Chronic pain (CRPS/RSD/FMS/MFPS)
  • Knee pain (pre or post surgery)
  • Postural disorders/pain
  • Repetitive strain disorders/Cumulative trauma disorders (wrist/elbow pain)
  • Shoulder pain (bursitis/frozen shoulder/rotator cuff/scapular instability)
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Workplace analysis (pre or post ergonomic assessment)
  • Headache tension
  • Migraine headaches
  • Jaw pain (TMJ)
  • Anxiety/phobia
  • Couples or family conflict
  • Post traumatic stress
  • Stress management
  • Breathing problems (hyperventilation/chest breathing)
  • GI disorders (irritable bowel syndrome)
  • Hypertension
  • Insomnia