Dry Needling | Dubai Physiotherapy Center Jumeirah

Dry Needling

What is it?

A treatment technique utilised by physiotherapists whereby an acupuncture needle is inserted into a muscle. The aim is to deactivate painful or problematic myofascial trigger points – which are hyperirritable spots (commonly known as “knots”) within a muscle.

What can i expect

  • Relatively painless insertion of one or more acupuncture needles into a muscle

  • Stimulation of a twitch response within that muscle

  • Temporary reproduction of your pain or other sensations

  • Some muscle ache/heaviness for 24 hours after treatment

Potential Benefits

  • Pain relief

  • Increased range of movement/flexibility of that muscle or body part

  • Restoration of muscle activation & strength