What Is Dry Needling?
Origin Physiotherapy provides dry needling in Tunbridge Wells, which is a passive treatment method derived from the traditional Chinese form of acupuncture.
Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years in the treatment of pain and medical conditions. The theory surrounding Acupuncture focuses on very specific locations in the body, that when stimulated with the needle, will give you different responses or symptoms, including relieving pain.
How does dry needling compare to acupuncture?
The Eastern Medicine theory behind Acupuncture describes rivers of energy flowing through the body and the needles will influence this.
Dry needling differs by using specific areas of the muscle, aimed at reducing pain to allow more movement and encourage exercise to take place. Dry needling is quicker and just as effective as Acupuncture.