, our team of osteopath professionals
use various dedicated techniques and provide well-rounded guidance plans to help alleviate any nagging irritations or pains.
We want our clients to get back to their old active, healthy selves and more. One of these proposed techniques is dry needling
, which by the sounds of it, causes alarm or an onset worry.
The word 'needle' tends to alarm most people, so if you're one of those types to jump at that word, you're not alone, and we understand entirely.
While it's a method that may sound initially scary or thought-provoking, the reality is that it's a very beneficial and minimally painful way to release tension in specific muscles.
The technique of dry needling
is a safe and useful way for osteopaths to treat various body ailments.
So, before you go running for the hills, let's take a look at what dry needling is, how it works exactly, the conditions it can treat, and most importantly, does dry needling actually hurt?