Looking for Dry Needling in Canberra?
Dry needling is the use of single use, sterile needles that are inserted into specific points of muscle tissue, and its goal is to reduce pain, deactivate trigger points and restore function. It has shown to be a very effective method for treating targeted muscular discomfort. At Back in strength it is usually part of a broader treatment by the physiotherapist, and if you don’t like needles, we can elicit the same response with deep massage techniques
What is Dry Needling?
Dry needling is the insertion of needles without an injectate to decrease symptoms of pain, modulation of tight muscles and trigger points, which lessen disability and improve movement. The techniques can encompass the insertion of needles into traditional points (as described by traditional Chinese / Japanese methods), muscle tissue , trigger points, connective tissue and even scar tissue to elicit an effect. Many physiotherapists successfully utilise acupuncture and dry needling as an adjunct to manual and exercise therapy to achieve positive outcomes when dealing with many conditions.
Dry Needling Can Help With a Range of Health Concerns
Tight or short (hypertonic) muscles
Our Physiotherapists undergo post-graduate training in order to safely and effectively conduct dry needling as a treatment. If you wish this to be part of your treatment procedure, let our friendly receptionists know, so they can book you in with the appropriate physiotherapist.