Dry Needling 



Why use Dry Needling? 

Dry needling is a modern medical technique used to treat trigger point pain and myofascial pain. Other terms commonly used to describe dry needling, include Acupuncture, trigger point dry needling, and intramuscular manual therapy.


An initial consultation is required

An initial consultation with Dr. Thompson is required to find out if you are a candidate for dry needling.

If you are determined to be a candidate, we can perform your first procedure the same day.


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What to expect with Dry Needling

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Acupuncture is quick and painless...

You can expect to be in and out of the office in 30 minutes. 




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Treatment Course

The number of procedures you will need will vary based on your specific condition, how long you have had the condition, etc. 




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Accurate Evaluation

Once you are evaluated, the doctor will analyze your presentation and give you an estimate of the number of treatments likely needed based on clinically evidence based data.




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Acupuncture Process

The Acupuncture process is repeated 2-3 times a week until maximum improvement is seen. Then a maintenance regimen is often prescribed to prevent recurrence. Maintenance may be as liitle as 1-2 times per month.




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Absence of Symptoms

Acupuncture can and often results in a complete absence of symptoms, even in severe pain conditions that have been present for years.




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Effectiveness when Paired with Acupuncture

Acupuncture can and often results in a complete absence of symptoms, even in severe pain conditions that have been present for years.




Conditions Treated with Dry Needling

Back and Neck Pain

Disc degneration
Stenosis

Shoulder Pain

Rotator Cuff
Labrum
Tennis  Elbow
Golfer's Elbow
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Headaches

Migraine Headaches
Tension Headaches

Other Conditions...

Hip Pain
Gluteal Pain
Knee Pain
Achilles Pain
Tendonitis/Tendonosis
Plantar Fasciitis
Sciatica
Muscular Strains/Ligament Sprains
Chronic Pain
Whiplash
TMJ
Athletic Performance

FAQ's Related to Dry Needling

Am I A Candidate For Dry Needling?

Patients suffering from any kind of pain, stiffness, soreness, limited ROM, tight muscles, or to prevent injury are considered as candidates for Dry Needling Therapy.

I've had surgery, can I still get Dry Needling Therapy?

Yes! Dry Needling is used post operatively everyday across the world. It actually helps you to heal faster. Studies show acupuncture and dry needling can speed up healing by 5 times.

Is Dry Needling Covered By Insurance?

Insurance companies only like to cover treatments that don’t actually fix the problem. So we’re out of network for all insurance. We will do a courtesy insurance check for you before your first consultation to let you know if your coverage will reimburse for out of network treatment. 

The good news is, that you are the one in charge of what procedures you get, not an insurance company. And acupuncture treatment is very affordable.

Dry needling is ONE of the offerings in our clinic.

Dr. Thompson will meet with you and evaluate your specific needs to determine if you are a candidate for our services.

If you are a good candidate for our clinic, she will formulate a treatment plan which is tailed specifically to your unique needs. 

The majority of the time treatments plans are drawn from al of our services to give you the best comprehensive care--so you can get the results you desire as quickly as possible.