Dry needling is a technique which involves using very fine needles to stimulate the body’s own pain relief system, without the use of drugs. Dry Needling involves the insertion of fine needles into muscle tissue which may promote and restore function.
One of the first Physicians to use Dry Needling for pain relief was Dr Karel Lewit of Czechoslovakia in the year of 1979. He reported promising results with the use of Dry Needles, by stimulating trigger points in patients with musculoskeletal pain.
Dry Needling may provide relief for a number of musculoskeletal problems. It may be effective in treating a wide range of acute and chronic conditions such as:
Dry Needling releases neuropeptides such as CGRP and Histamine, allowing your blood vessels to dilate, which in turn increases the blood flow to the pain affected area, allowing damaged tissues to heal. It may help to:
Combining traditional Dry Needling methods and modern practices, our qualified and experienced staff will help you achieve optimal health so you can live life to the fullest!
We take the time to listen and understand – we’re passionate about what we do, and we are determined to treat underlying causes – not just symptoms. In effect, we aim to ease your pain, restore movement and improve body function.
We’ll actively help you understand, and be involved, with your treatment and recovery – helping you get back to health faster.
Some people experience soreness after treatment and this is entirely normal. Typically the soreness feels as though you just completed a workout at the gym. If soreness persists for longer than 24 – 48 hours please contact the clinic.
Small bruises around the area of treatment are common. Some areas are more likely to bruise than other such as the face, head, arms, legs, shoulders and base of neck. Large bruises are very rare. You can use ice to help decrease any bruising, but if you feel concerned please call our friendly team.
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Wednesday 8:30am – 7:30pm
Thursday 8:30am – 7:30pm
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