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Dry needling is a popular complementary therapy we employ at The Alignment Studio to help patients with pain and mobility management. Typically performed alongside a hands-on remedial massage or physiotherapy treatment, it sets off a chain of neurological events that result in an immediate decrease in muscle tension.
Using ultra-fine, sterile needles, dry needling stimulates muscular and connective tissues and releases myofascial trigger points. It is not painful; however, you may experience an immediate ‘twitch’ response, followed by a dull ache that eases in a few minutes. As your stubborn knots are released, pain is reduced and mobility improved. By increasing blood flow to the problem area, toxic waste products begin to clear, and damaged tissues are better able to heal.
At The Alignment Studio, our remedial massage therapists (and some of our physios) use dry needling to treat:
Want fast relief from muscular tension? Book your remedial massage or physiotherapy appointment at The Alignment Studio today!