Exactly what is Dry Needling?
Dry Needling involves the use of a thin, sterile, solid, filament needle to promote the healing of “trigger points”, fascia, ligaments and also tendons causing discomfort relief and also promote healthy physiology.
What is a “trigger point”?
A myofascial “trigger point” is a hyperirritable factor in the muscle that is associated with a hypersensitive nodule, or “knot”. This location ends up being agonizing at the site and could also refer pain to other parts of the body.
Exactly what is the distinction in between Dry Needling and Acupuncture?
The goals and philosophy of dry needling by physical therapists is not based upon ancient theories of traditional Chinese medication. The efficiency of modern dry needling by physical therapists is based upon western medicine, and modern scientific research of the bone, joint, and nerves.
Both Dry Needling and Acupuncture do, however, utilize the same device: a solid filament needle.
Does it injure?
Usually, the installation of the needle is not felt. The neighborhood “shiver feedback” may produce a quick pain experience which is called a tingling, throbbing or cramping experience.
Who can gain from Dry Needling?
A selection of bone and joint problems yet not restricted to: Acute and Chronic injuries, Frustrations, Neck and Back discomfort, Tendinitis, Muscle Spasms, “Sciatica”, Hip,Knee discomfort, Muscular tissue pressures, Fibromyalgia, “Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow”, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, Overuse injuries, and so on.
Are there any type of adverse effects to Dry Needling?
Negative effects might vary among people. Commonly, only light muscle mass discomfort or skin bruising.
Is Dry Needling covered by my medical insurance?
In most cases, it is a charge or cash based service offered only by a licensed Physical Therapist
** If interested, call KTS Physical Therapy at (443) 906-6070 and ask one of our Physical Therapists Certified in Dry Needling if this would certainly be a beneficial addition to your rehab program.