Qualified Dry Needling & Myofascial Trigger Point Treatment

Dry needling is treatment that involves stimulating your muscle’s trigger points to promote healing. Our qualified Physios use a very fine acupuncture needles which is inserted through your skin to relieve any muscle pain and stimulate new cell growth.

Dry needling is related to acupuncture but generally performed by physiotherapists.

Our patients can experience immediate pain relief from dry needling, although a series of treatments is typically recommended for the best result.

How Does Dry Needling Work?

During your treatment, a fine, sterile needle is inserted into a myofascial trigger point or taut area within the muscle. The tiny injury created stimulates the repair of damaged tissue with new, healthy tissue.

Also known as myofascial trigger point dry needling, our trained physiotherapists will use it as an effective treatment for acute injuries and muscle spasms or imbalances. It can relieve a range of problems including:

  • Tension headaches and migraines
  • Back and neck pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Pelvic girdle pain
  • Knee osteoarthritis
  • Lateral elbow pain
  • Shoulder conditions
  • Joint dysfunction
  • Muscular tightness
  • Shin splints
  • Sporting injuries

Dry Needling Benefits

If you are suffering from muscular pain or nerve pain, this could be a suitable treatment for you. Dry needling is used to treat both acute (sudden) and chronic (long term) painful conditions.

Dry needling has a number of benefits which include:

  • Pain relief
  • Increased circulation of blood
  • Promotion of healing
  • Speeds up recovery process
  • Increased range of motion
  • Increased strength and functionality of the muscle

Trained Physio & Fitness work off extended consult times so our clients never feel rushed while they are seeing our team. We offer 60 min Initial consults and 30 min for any follow up appointments you may require.

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