Dry Needling Therapy vs. Acupuncture

Differences b/w Dry Needling & Traditional Acupuncture

Both dry needling (DN) and traditional acupuncture (TA) involve the use of filament-like needles to penetrate the skin and bring about therapeutic effects. Because of these similarities, many patients and professionals alike often fall into the trap of thinking that dry needling and acupuncture are one and the same.

Although this is true to some extent, there are some distinct differences between traditional acupuncture and dry needling; differences that are worth knowing. This article provides a comprehensive analysis of the differences between DN and TA.… Read More

Dry Needling

Many of us have areas in our body that feel tense all the time or feel like a hard ball in the muscle. By inserting fine needles into these tight areas, we elicit a “twitch response” or a brief contraction followed by an immediate and long lasting relaxation.

Because the needle can treat very deep parts of the muscle, the technique can achieve amazing pain relief that you never thought was possible.

  • Give you lasting pain relief from head to toe
  • Eliminate tension, wherever you hold it
  • Heal overuse injuries
  • Get rid of knots
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