dry-needling-3Dry needling involves the use of solid filament needle to stimulate a twitch response to release muscle tension and pain. It helps to treat the limitations and restrictions that are found during physical assessment. For most conditions dry needling has little or no post treatment side effects with equal or better therapeutic effect than other manual therapies.

The needles are inserted into a myofascial trigger point to deactivate and resolve them. Your muscular pain then disappears.

What is a myofascial trigger point? A myofascial trigger point is a small muscle fibre contraction knots which are related to the production and maintenance of the pain cycle. It is usually painful to touch and may refer pain elsewhere.

Benefits of dry needling – Dry needling reduces the referred symptoms of trigger points and can be used to treat your:

  • Neck pain – wry neck, headaches or migraines
  • Muscular tightness – neck / lower back problems Sport Injuries
  • Tennis/Golfers Elbow
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Hamstring/Calf Strains

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