Dry Needling

Dry needling is when a thin filament acupuncture needle is inserted into the skin and muscle directly at a myofascial trigger point. A myofascial trigger point is a focus of small muscle fibre contraction knots, which are related to the production and maintenance of the pain cycle associated with injuries.  A trigger point often feels like a tender spot or a tight band of muscle which causes pain when pressed or squeezed.  We have several practitioners that perform dry needling with great results for our patients.