Acupuncture & Dry Needling
What is acupuncture?
Acupuncture is a form of therapy in which fine needles are inserted into specific points in order to create neurophysiological reactions in the body and stimulate a healing effect. Acupuncture is a technique derived from Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Is acupuncture safe?
Acupuncture is generally very safe. Serious side effects are very rate – less than one per 10,000 treatments.
What is dry needling?
Dry needling involves the use of fine needles which are inserted into specific points within muscles to relieve pain and muscle tension. Although similar to acupuncture, dry needling is based on the anatomical and neurophysiological principles of Western medicine.
Physiotherapist using Acupuncture
Physiotherapist using Dry Needling