What is Dry Needling?

Dry needling is a technique often used by some Chiropractors, Remedial Massage Therapists and other Manual Physical Therapists to treat myofascial pain. The technique uses a “dry” needle, one without medication or injection, inserted through the skin into areas of the tight muscle, known as trigger points.

What are the benefits?

The benefits of Dry Needling frequently include more than just relief of pain from a particular condition. Many people find that it can also lead to increased energy levels, better appetite and sleep as well as an enhanced sense of overall well-being.

For complaints including:

  Sciatica (shooting or ache pain in the leg region)
  Achilles Tendonitis (inflammation of the Achilles tendon and calf tightness)
  Shoulder Tendonitis or Frozen Shoulder
  Plantar Fasciitis or Heel Spur (sole of the foot pain)