Low Back pain is most commonly seen in around 80 % of Indian Population. various physical therapy treatment is available to reduce pain in the muscle and lumbar joint.
What CAUGHT the attention of many patients, is DRY NEEDLING - an advance approach used by the Physical therapist in India and abroad to
- Reduce the pain.
- Reduce the inflammation.
- Improve blood circulation.
- Improve muscle flexibility.
- Improve ligament flexibility.
What is Dry Needling?
Dry Needling involves the insertion of a thin filament needle to stimulate the healing process of soft tissues (muscle "trigger points", fascia, tendons and ligaments, etc.). The result of dry needling is pain relief and restoration of healthy physiology.Does it hurt?A healthy muscle feels very little discomfort with insertion of this needle. However, if the muscle is sensitive and shortened or has active trigger points within it, the subject will feel a sensation like a muscle cramp (the "twitch" response).
What is the difference between Dry Needling and Acupuncture?
The objectives and philosophy behind the use of dry needling by physical therapists are not based on ancient theories or tenets of traditional Chinese medicine. The performance of modern dry needling by physical therapists is based on Western Neuroanatomy and modern scientific study of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems.Both Dry Needling and Acupuncture do, however, use the same tool; a solid needle filament.
Who can benefit from Dry Needling?
Almost anyone experiencing a variety of pain problems
Are there any side effects of Dry Needling?
Side effects may vary among individuals. Typically, only mild muscle soreness or skin bruising.