Dry Needling

Dry Needling is a technique that can be used in conjunction with manual therapy, exercise, and education. This technique sometimes referred to as Trigger Point Dry Needling uses thin filament needles to penetrate the skin and ease muscular pain. The needles are placed in areas of knotted or hard muscle called “Trigger Points” to help decrease tightness, increase blood flow, relieve muscle spasms, and reduce local and referred pain. Pain affects how your body moves and recent studies believe dry needling changes the way the brain and muscles talk to each other to let the system return to a more normal movement pattern. Dry needling can be used to treat the following conditions:

  • Neck/Back Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Tennis/Golfers Elbow
  • Headaches
  • Hip and Gluteal Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Achilles Tendonitis/Tendonosis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sciatica
  • Muscular Strains/Ligament Sprains
  • Chronic Pain

If you have questions regarding Dry Needling or would like to schedule a FREE consultation, call our Royal Oak office at (248) 353-1234 ext. 35 today!

Why Choose OMPT Specialists?
At OMPT Specialists, we specialize in treatment programs with proven results to get our patients better as quickly as possible. Our revolutionary, advanced form of physical therapy will promote a speedy recovery and the ability to return to daily activities. We use advanced methods to unlock the healing potential within. Thus us done by targeting the source of the pain, resulting in results that last a long time.
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