Trigger Point Dry Needling

Trigger Point Dry Needling

Trigger point dry needling is a very effective treatment technique for muscle pain and dysfunction.Trigger points are tiny contraction knots within a muscle that develop when a muscle is injured or overworked, causing pain and dysfunction. They typically develop as a result of overload in a muscle such as repetitive use, or abnormal loading of muscle associated with poor postures.

Trigger point dry needling involves the insertion of a filament needle into a trigger point within amuscle. This elicits a “ local twitch response” which serves to deactivate and desensitize the trigger point, thereby alleviating the associated pain and dysfunction.

Trigger Point Dry Needling can be used to treat a variety of conditions where the muscular system isthe source of pain and dysfunction:


  • Headaches
  • Back Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfers Elbow
  • Pelvic Girdle Pain
  • Hip Pain
  • Runner’s Knee
  • Hamstring Tightness
  • Calf Muscle Tightness
  • Plantar Fascitis