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!
Following the easing of lockdown restrictions, The Alignment Studio can now provide routine care. We are providing in-clinic and Telehealth Physiotherapy services and our remedial massage appointments have recommenced as have our Physiotherapist run Pilates classes as well as Studio Pilates and Express reformer schedule.