Dry Needling is an effective treatment for acute foot injuries, muscle spasms and tightness. It involves the use of fine acupuncture needles to deactivate trigger points in the muscle and release contraction.
Dry Needling and Acupuncture are two very different modalities. Dry needling is based upon a western medicine paradigm and is used for soft tissue correction. Acupuncture is based on the principles of traditional Chinese medicine and the stimulation of Chi or life force in the body.
Dry Needling can be beneficial in the treatment of: