Dry needling is an Orthopedic Acupuncture technique used to treat trigger point pain and myofascial pain. The technique uses a “dry” needle, one without medication or injection, inserted through the skin into areas of the muscle, known as trigger points.
Other terms commonly used to describe dry needling, include Acupuncture, trigger point dry needling, and intramuscular manual therapy.
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Here are some frequently asked questions you might have about dry needling: