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Dry needling is the use of acupuncture needles to treat muscle pain, this I also known as intramuscular stimulation. Dry needling is targeted at treating the myofascial trigger points that can cause muscle aches and pains. Trigger points are points of focal tenderness with in a muscle.

A trigger point dry needling treatment involves locating arelevant trigger point with in a muscle and inserting an acupuncture needle in to muscle where the trigger point is located. When inserting the acupuncture the aim is to create a local twitch response within the muscle. When this local twitch response is created a positive treatment outcome is more likely.

Trigger point dry needling can be used in the treatment of:

  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Ankle Pain
  • Knee pain
  • Achilles pain

For a trigger point dry needling session please call for an appointment or book online.

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