Trigger point therapy
What is Dry Needling?
Dry needling trigger point therapy has been used for decades, but it’s become an increasing popular drug-free way to treat musculoskeletal pain.
It’s mostly used as part of a larger treatment plan that could include stretching, massage and other techniques as advised by your Remedial therapist to best serve you in muscle recovery and pain relief.
What are the benefits of Dry Needling?
It’s a natural pain reliever that increases blood flow to effected areas, releases trigger points and initiates tissue repair.
What is involved in Dry Needling Treatment?
Dry needling involves the insertion of very thin needles without the use of injection into muscles, ligaments, tendons, subcutaneous fascia and scar tissue.
The focus is on stimulating specific trigger points that are leading to pain, disability and discomfort.
Who benefits from Dry Needling?
Your therapist will advise whether dry needling will be beneficial in any of your treatment plans to ensure recovery, mobility issues or acute or chronic pain is relieved.
Needling is an additional component of a therapy process to help clients improve their wellbeing and therefore needs to assessed on an individual client basis.