Dry needling is a technique that is fast gaining appreciation within the physiotherapy world, with many practitioners throughout Australia now trained in the use of acupuncture needles to assist with their client’s pain and rehabilitation. I found myself interested in dry needling and its application from an early stage in my physiotherapy career, and have undertaken dry needling courses and have also undertaken formal postgraduate training in musculoskeletal acupuncture.
In this blog article I wanted to answer common questions about dry needling, including:
1. What is dry needling?
2. What is the difference between acupuncture and dry needling?
3. How does dry needling work?
4. What will I feel during my dry needling session?
5. Is dry needling safe?
6. Where does dry needling fit into my rehabilitation plan?
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