• Kerry Jones @ threesixtytherapy

Dry Needling - Coming Soon

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Coming soon to three sixty therapy.....

Dry Needling is one of the most powerful modalities in treating soft tissue dysfunctions caused by muscle spasms, stiffness, tissue adhesions and general overuse related problems.

Dry Needling (DN) is an invasive procedure that poses certain risks, in part due to the nature of inserting a small needle into the body's tissue's. DN is the use of a small, solid filament needles for treatment of reducing tension within bands of taut muscle fibres.

Dry needling targets muscle tissue, and its nerve connections, so any conditions where muscle pain or tightness is an issue could potentially benefit. This may include such things as neck tension, headaches, back pain, tennis- golfers elbow, knee pain (ITB friction syndrome), restricted shoulder movement or shin-lower leg pain, the list is endless.

Dry needling is very safe technique for most people. The needles are very fine, and you barely feel them go in. Once the needle is in, clients can sometimes feel a dull aching sensation; others feel not much at all. On occasion the inserted needle may cause a small muscle response (twitch), which is a good sign that the needling will have a positive effect on enhancing the relaxation the muscle.

Dry Needling as a technique differs greatly from that of Acupuncture as it is used more specific to the clients presenting symptoms and referring pain episodes.

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