Dry needling or needle therapy believed to be one of the most modern ways of treatment in physical therapy. Although closely related to acupuncture(Traditional Chinese medicine)
but it requires some great knowledge regarding trigger points.
In Needle Therapy, dry needles used without any kind of medications. In the field of physical therapy, Needle Therapy often used in the treatment of myofascial muscles. It may closely related to acupuncture but different. Its practice is based on the principles of modern western medicine.
Physical therapists use Needle Therapy for releasing or inactivating trigger points to relieve pain or improve range of motion. Dry needling (1)improves pain control (2) reduces muscle tension (3) and normalizes dysfunctions of the motor end plates(4) the sites at which nerve impulses are transmitted to muscles.
This can help speed up the patient’s return to active rehabilitation
It also used to get rid of acne scars, surgical scars, and many other problems that have become a blotch on the beauty of some people.
Nowadays small and able machines introduced for dry needling. Most commonly used in the United States and Europe(The part of modern society).
Needling therapy becomes very popular in the last few years.
Some of the common side effects of dry needling therapy include
2)Skin Tightness/ Soreness
For more information see trigger points….