What is dry needling?
A small filiform needle is inserted into a taut muscle band or trigger point Trigger points cause excessive pain response, decreased strength by muscle inhibition, and decreased range of motion.
What does DN help?
DN helps desensitize and correct pain signals to the brain, increase range of motion, and improve strength.
What will I feel?
Potential sensations include a small prick, local tightness, throbbing, aching, burning, and rare bruising. Soreness is possible afterward, but ice and Advil can help.
What should I expect?
DN results in greater range of motion, pain relief, and more freedom of mobility.