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.