Dry needling treatment from a physiotherapist uses small filiform needles (acupuncture needles) to help stimulate and relieve tense, taut or tender muscles.

The treatment is used to assist with improved treatment outcomes by releasing muscle tension and allowing increased blood flow and oxygen supply to the affected area.

Dry needling has been shown to help with physiotherapy treatment for back, shoulder and neck muscle tightness, headaches, after injury or surgery, myofascial pain syndrome, chemo induced neuropathy and other disorders.

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