Dry needling is an effective treatment used for pain and movement impairments. The technique uses a “dry” needle ( a needle without medicine to inject) usually acupuncture needles, to insert into muscles, tendons and fascia to reduce trigger points and tight muscle bands.
Is dry needling different than acupuncture?
Does it hurt?
How does it work?
Who is trained in dry needling?
Currently Drs. Hodge, Washam (at the Norwood office) and Kemp (Mason office) have recieved training in dry needling.
- Acute and chronic tendonitis
- Athletic and sports-related overuse injuries
- Sprains and strains from injuries such as car accidents, work injuries and falls
- Chronic pain conditions
- Headaches and whiplash
- Lower back pain
- Frozen Shoulder
- Tennis Elbow
- Muscle Spasms
- Sciatic Pain
- Hip Pain
- Knee Pain
- Repetitive Strain Injuries
- Plantar fasciitis
Dry Needling is just one modality used in conjunction with chiropractic adjustments, a variety of manual therapy techniques and stretches or exercises prescribed by our doctors to reach your goals as quickly as possible.