What will dry needling do for me?
Nerve pain fiber inhibition
Promotes more organized connective tissue at a cellular level for improved tissue healing and pliability.
Aides re-uptake of neurotransmitters between the nerve and muscle to normalize muscle tone.
Releases trigger points.
Promotes a natural opioid release that promotes a local and systemic analgesic effect.
Promotes blood flow locally.
Releases nitrous oxide for systemic effects of reducing blood pressure.
Pain reduction through reducing central nervous system activity.
International Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: “Peripheral and Spinal Mechanisms of Pain and Dry Needling Mediated Analgesia: A Clinical Resource Guide for Professionals.”
Treatment duration is dependent on type and severity of symptoms.