Dry Needling is a technique used to treat trigger point pain and myofascial pain.
Dry needling is a technique used to treat trigger point pain and myofascial pain. Other terms commonly used to describe dry needling, include Acupuncture, trigger point dry needling, and intramuscular manual therapy. We are the only physicians in the Fort Lauderdale area who have extensive training in both Dry Needling and Orthopedic Acupuncture.
INITIAL CONSULTATION REQUIRED
An initial consultation with Dr. Steingraber is required to find out if you are a candidate for Dry Needling. If you are determined to be a candidate, we can perform your first procedure the same day.
What To Expect
QUICK & PAINLESS
The procedure is quick and painless, you're in and out of the office in 30 minutes.
NUMBER OF PROCEDURES
The number of procedures you will need will vary based on your pain, injury, amount of time you've had it, ect.
Once you are evaluated, the doctor will determine based upon your clinical presentation a treatment plan and adjust as needed during the course of your care.
The dry needling process is repeated 2-4 times a week until maximum improvement is seen. Then a maintenance regimen is often prescribed to prevent recurrence. Maintenance may be as little as 1-2 times per month.
ABSENCE OF SYMPTOMS
Dry Needling can and often results in a complete absence of symptoms, even in sever pain conditions that have been present for years.
EFFECTIVE WHEN PAIRED WITH ACUPUNCTURE
Dry Needling Therapy is most effective when paired with Acupuncture Therapy simultaneously.
CONDITIONS THAT WE TREAT
With Dry Needling
BACK & NECK PAIN
Tennis / Golfers
Migraine & Tension
Hip and Glueteal Pain
COMMON QUESTIONS REGARDING DRY NEEDLING
AM I A CANDIDATE FOR DRY NEEDLING?
Patients suffering from any kind of pain, stiffness, soreness, limited ROM, tight muscles, or to prevent injury are considered as candidates for Dry Needling Therapy.
I'VE HAD SURGERY, CAN I STILL GET DRY NEEDLING THERAPY?
Yes! Dry Needling is used post operatively everyday across the world. It actually helps you to heal faster. Studies show acupuncture and dry needling can speed up healing by 5 times.