Dry needling therapy, the most effective and successful deep muscle release therapy, is ideal that relaxes knots in muscle tissue that can cause pain, weakness and tightness. This kind of therapy starts with insertion of sterile single use acupuncture needle directly into myofascial or muscular trigger points. These trigger points are tight, tender knots within the muscle that cause and contribute to pain within the body. Several studies have confirmed that myofascial pain is the most commonly type of pain that is ignored and cause of persistent pain.
There are various researches have done over this and they have shown that inserting such needles into trigger points causes favorable biochemical changes within the body that may release the trigger points and help reduce pain in the right and successful way. Dry needling therapy is started with the dry needling that use the same needles as acupuncture. However, it is not the same technique; while dry needling is strictly based upon Western Medicine Principles of treating myofascial trigger points that are different to traditional acupuncture points.
Which Kind of Conditions Can Be Treated with Dry Needling Therapy
There are different dry needling therapy benefits to treat different types of conditions that include, but not limited to:
- Pelvic Girdle Pain, Arm pain (shoulder impingements, tennis or golfer’s elbow)
- Headaches, Back pain and Back and neck pain, including postural problems and tension.
- Pelvic pain (chronic and acute), pelvic floor problems and Knee pain
- Buttock and leg pain (including sciatic pain), Hamstring strains
- Calf tightness or cramps
It is the best source to breaking down the pain cycles. There is a lot more that you will get with this kind of therapy.
South Dublin PT is a one stop clinic providing you the best solutions of dry needling therapy along with clinical Pilates exercises. You have to schedule an appointment and leave rest of the work on experts working here.
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