Dry needling is used for the assessment and treatment of myofascial pain syndromes and dysfunction due to myofascial trigger points, tension area, muscle spasm and increased tonicity. Dry needling releases endorphins, promotes healing and achieves pain relief by de-activating the trigger points at the muscle cell level. Acupuncture needles are utilized in this procedure, there is zero to minimal discomfort involved. Studies show that dry needling is as effective as receiving pain injections but without introducing chemicals into ones body.

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