Dry Needling Treatment in Elkins, WV
Dry Needling Treatment options are available at Elkins Physical Therapy and Sports Injury Clinic. In order to bring you the most advanced physical therapy treatment options, our staff has undergone special training to offer dry needling therapy. Dry Needling Treatment is commonly used to treat myofascial pain. The needle is referred to as dry because it is without medication or injection. The thin needle is inserted into specific areas of the muscle to relieve pain or to improve range of motion. This treatment options should not be confused with acupuncture as dry needling is a scientific western medical practice supported and proven to be effective by medical research.
Trigger Point Dry Needling Therapy Relieves Pain and Improves Muscle Function
Trigger point dry needling therapy is another name for dry needling. This name is derived from the fact that the needles are inserted into the trigger points of your muscular system. One of the goals is to release or inactivate the trigger points to relive pain or to increase functionality of the muscle. Dry needling is often used to eliminate muscle tension and improve muscle function which can speed up the healing process and allow a patient to work faster through their rehabilitation process. Dry needling may be used independently or with other physical therapy treatments. For more information on trigger point therapy or to ask if this treatment option may be right for you, be sure to give us a call today or fill out our online Contact form.