Benefits of Dry Needling
Decreased muscle tightness and improved flexibility
Increased joint range of motion
As you can see, dry needling has many benefits to promote healing and improve function. Dry needling works for both acute and chronic pain conditions as it releases endorphins and actually works centrally to increase the pain threshold. Dry needling also stimulates the immune system by creating micro-lesions in the tissue; the immune system responds by coming to the area to rebuild and repair. Dry needling works well in conjunction with other physical modalities to assist in recovery and management of musculoskeletal and neuropathic conditions including neck and back pain, knee pain, radicular pain (pain going down the arm or leg), and migraines, just to name a few.