Is your pain medication killing you? The opioid epidemic in the United States has reached a peak that can no longer be ignored by the federal government. Over 63,000 opioid related deaths in 2016 alone has led the FDA to look for solutions to the crisis in alternative health care.
What is Dry Needling?
Dry needling is a technique used to reset the musculoskeletal system in order to relieve pain with lasting results. Very thin filiform needles are inserted into trigger points that elicit a reflex in the muscle in the form of a light twitch. Trigger points are tight or knotted sore muscles. As a result, the muscle lengthens and tension dissipates causing immediate increase in range of motion.