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Dry Needling

My physio is based in Capalaba and is one of the most trusted practices for dry needling and pain management. Our google reviews show how we have helped many of our patients achieve their goals by reducing pain levels and restore normal range of motion following the dry needling treatment.

The process of dry needling involves the insertion of a thin filament needle to stimulate the healing process of the soft tissue resulting in pain reduction and restoration of healthy physiology. The aim of the dry needling is to achieve twitch response to release muscle tension and pain. This technique is unequaled in finding and eliminating neuro muscular dysfunction that leads to pain and functional deficits.

What Will I Experience?

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The needle used is very thin and you may not feel the needle entry your skin. If the target muscle is shortened or super-sensitive you will feel a twitch response. This is very short lasting and patients soon learn to recognise this sensation as therapeutic as it is follows by a feeling of pain relief and muscle relaxation.

What is the Difference between Dry Needling and Acupuncture?

The modern dry needling by physical therapist is based on western neuro anatomy and modern scientific study of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems. Both dry needling and acupuncture do however use the same tool as solid needle filament.

What are the Benefits of dry needling? 


Dry needling can benefit a variety of musculoskeletal problems including but not limited to:

 Headaches, Neck and back pain
 Tendinitis and bursitis
 Muscle spasms
 Hip / knee pain
 Muscle strains
 Tennis and golfers elbow
 Over use injuries
 And more..

What are the Side effects of dry needling?

Side effects may vary among individuals typically, only mild muscle soreness or skin bruising.

If you’re seeking a new but highly effective way to relieve pain and increase mobility of your mind and body, then you need our dry needling. Contact our Capalaba clinic for professional and effective dry needling services.

For Dry Needling Capalaba, call (07) 3390 1616 or