what is dry needling?

Dry Needling may be effective in relieving the symptoms of: 

Muscle Strains, Hip Pain, Lumbar Spine Pain, Shoulder Pain, Shin Splints, Rotator Cuff Injuries, Face and Jaw Pain, Tennis/Golfers Elbow, Sporting Injuries, Carpal Tunnel, Piriformis Syndrome, Impingement Syndromes, Hamstring Strains, Achilles Tendonopathies Groin Strains Patella Tendonitis

Dry needling is an effective and efficient technique for the treatment of muscular pain and myofascial dysfunction. The approach is based on Western anatomical and neurophysiological principles. Dry needling is not acupuncture, however it does utilise the same fine needle. Dry needling can be used to aid in the treatment of back and neck pain, headaches, tennis elbow, shin splints, shoulder and rotator cuff dysfunction and other musculoskeletal conditions.