An alternative to acupuncture, this treatment philosophy utilizes acupuncture needles inserted into specific anatomical structures (not acupoints). It is not Traditional Chinese Medicine or acupuncture. It is an evidence based, science backed, heavily researched treatment system. It does not attempt to move body energy (qi - pronounced "chi") along meridians or treat health and function of internal organs, but is used explicitly for the treatment of musculoskeletal and neuromusculoskeletal injury and pain by reducing trigger points, improving blood flow and stimulating healing in the body by inducing a localized inflammatory response, eliciting the body’s natural healing response. Medical research has shown dry needling to be effective in the treatment of such musculoskeletal and neuromusculoskeletal disorders as the following: neck pain, shoulder impingement, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, headaches, knee pain, hip pain, shin splints, plantar fasciitis, and low-back pain. It can also be effectively implemented in the management of osteoarthritis, by taking strain off of the joint by deactivating myofascial trigger points, and reducing pain. Dr. Josh has completed significant training and has gained certification in Dry Needling. His expertise in human anatomy, along with this certification in dry needling allows for a safe and effective means of targeting your pain at the source. Physically manipulating the anatomy can produce a healing effect that may not be possible with other means of physical therapy treatment. Addition of dry needling to your treatment plan may accelerate your recovery, and bring relief from your pain when other methods of treatment have failed. Are you wondering if dry needling may be effective in treating your condition? Dr. Josh provides free consultation to discuss a possible treatment plan designed specifically for you!
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