Dry needling - physical therapist in Essex - Comprehensive Spine and Sports Center

Dry Needling 101

Dry needling is a chiropractor procedure that will treat pain. Professional physical therapist in Essex will use very fine needles that will be inserted in target locations on your body during dry needing, which are called trigger points.

Does Dry Needling Hurt?

Dry needling uses much thinner needles than those used for your basic vaccinations. The insertion of the needle does not hurt but it is more the twitch of your muscle can cause discomfort. The more you relax, the less pain you will have. If you do feel pain, it will be brief and a signal that the target trigger point was hit. You may be sore after the treatment, but it will go away with each dry needling session you complete. The pain you had before treatment should go away within a few days.

Conditions to Treat with Dry Needling by Your Physical Therapist in Essex

Dry needling is a very effective way for your physical therapist in Essex to address a wide variety of acute and chronic conditions that create pain or hinder mobility issues. Dry needling that is done by physical therapists in your chiropractor’s office and know to be suitable for the treatment of a number of musculoskeletal dysfunctions. Some of the issues it is known to treat include:

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Hamstring problems
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Muscular tightness
  • Shin splints
  • Sporting injuries

Contacting Comprehensive Spine and Sports Center Today

It is easy to get dry needling treatment done by your physical therapist in Essex. When you are finally ready to get some of the needed relief from all of your aches and pains and see if dry needling is the correct technique for you, you need to contact Comprehensive Spine and Sports Center. The professionals at Comprehensive Spine and Sports Center, including Dr. Neil Cohen, are here to help with a free consultation to help you get on the road to a pain-free future. Dr. Cohen has over 35 years of experience including over 25 years in Essex.  He has successfully treated thousands of patients who could benefit from dry needling.

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