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TRIGGER POINT DRY NEEDLING

This technique is used in acupuncture treatments to stimulate muscular contractions and immediately relieve pain. You may have experienced dry needling from a physical therapist, chiropractor, or another medical practitioner. There are some key differences in the way dry needling is learned and practiced between acupuncturists and Western medical practitioners. 

Below are a couple of my favorite resources to explain the differences and similarities between dry needling and acupuncture.

The Relationship between Dry Needling and Acupuncture

Dry Needling vs Acupuncture

Dry Needling is Acupuncture, but Acupuncture is not Dry Needling