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dry needling

Dry Needling is now offered as a treatment at PhysioWorksNI.

Is Dry needling acupuncture?

Acupuncture is based on Chinese medicine and the flow of energy along the meridians.  Dry needling is based on what we know of anatomy, physiology, pathology and biomechanics.

Dry needling is not acupuncture although it does use acupuncture needles.

Why would I do dry needling?

Have you tried sports massage and other soft tissue treatments and you haven’t felt improvement? Have you got stubborn sore points that stop you sleeping and you just can’t quite get the relief you need?

Try Dry Needling,  it works with the bodies natural healing process to reduce pain and allow proper movement and function.

Is Dry Needling painful?

The idea of needling can make some clients feel anxious but dry needling is not painful, it may feel uncomfortable but it is over within two seconds. The benefits of dry needling far outweigh a moment of discomfort.

What is dry needling good for?

  • Benefits of dry needling
  • Muscular strain/ repetitive strain
  • Useful treatment for oesteo arthritis
  • Lower back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Tension headaches and sinusitis
  • Whiplash
  • Repetitive strain

Is dry needling safe?

Absolutely! As with every clinical technique there are some risks that are rare, the most common side effects is a local soreness around the needle insertion point which will subside within 12-24 hours.

Interested? Contact one of our reception team for more details and how to book in for a session, pricing and availability via our contact page or call us on 028 90 70 2002 / email

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