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Dry Needling

Trigger Point Dry Needling (TDN) is a physical therapy treatment technique that utilizes filament needles to make changes in myofascial trigger points. Myofascial trigger points are “knots” in muscles that can contribute to pain and decreased muscle function. TDN is an effective tool in the hand of a qualified physical therapist managing soft tissue injuries, disorders and pain. Our skilled clinicians can use TDN for many conditions including but not limited to: rotator cuff tendonitis, golfer’s elbow, plantar fasciitis, knee pain, SI joint pain, chronic headaches, neck and low back pain.

What Can Trigger Point Dry Needling at PT Central Do For You?

  • Resolve seemingly hopeless issues, particularly for those who are dealing with chronic or persistent pain syndromes
  • Allow you to perform your desired daily tasks, attend work, and participate in recreational activities you love, without pain
  • Often times you will see initial responses immediately
  • Return to your optimal level of function very quickly

We are pleased to tell you that ALL PT Central locations offer TDN treatment by one or more certified therapists. If you have questions about if this treatment technique may benefit your condition, please e-mail us at LetsTalk@PTCentral.org and a Board Certified Physical Therapist can answer any questions that you may have. If you would like to schedule an appointment for TDN, click here.

Click here for FAQs about Trigger Point Dry Needling.