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Acupuncture For Tight Muscles

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HOW DO YOU RELEASE MUSCLES AND TRIGGER POINTS WITH ACUPUNCTURE? Acupuncture releases trigger points by finding the most tender and tight band of muscle and using an acupuncture needle to poke the muscle and get it to involuntarily contract. Releasing a trigger point gets the muscle out of the shortened state and usually, after a few contractions, it softens and remains in a more elongated and relaxed state. As an acupuncturist, Dr. Perry can feel the resistance at the needle

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Dry Needling Technique

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What Is Dry Needling? The dry needling technique is based on similar theories as acupuncture and often uses the same needles as used during an acupuncture treatment. It is called dry needling because the needles used do not inject any medication like a syringe and are not coated in any medication. They are simply dry sterile needles. This technique involves inserting needles into the trigger points to reduce muscle tension among other things. Therapists are very well trained on all the

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Reasons To Consider Dry Needling

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Dry Needling also known as Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling, uses the same small needles used in acupuncture. These needles are inserted into the muscle to directly affect trigger points. Trigger points are tight knots of muscle that can refer pain throughout the body. A lot of patients have had this technique suggested to them either by friends who have had it done or by their physical therapists or MD’s. We put together a few reasons on why you should

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