Treatment Toolbox: Dry Needling

Treatment Toolbox: Dry Needling PT Blog   •   August, 2017 “A good tool improves the way you work. A great tools improves the way you think.” – Jeff Duntemann What is dry needling? The APTA defines dry needling as “a skilled intervention that uses a thin filiform needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate underlying myofascial trigger points, muscle, and/or connective tissues for the management of neuromusculoskeletal pain and movement impairments.” Based on some principles and evidence from the acupuncture literature, dry needling in the United States can be attributed to the work of doctors Janet Travell and David Simons who used small [...]

Treatment Toolbox: Dry Needling2018-08-11T18:17:55+00:00
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