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Dry Needling, Trigger Points, and Myofascial Pain Syndrome – #XchangeSA

Oct 07, 2019 / Podcast

Joseph Donnelly, PT, DHS , discusses what you need to know about dry needling, trigger points, and myofascial pain syndrome and how physical therapy can work in these areas.

FSBPT Analysis of Competencies for Dry Needling by Physical Therapists

Jul 10, 2015 / Report

In 2015, FSBPT set out to define what PTs must know and be able to do to perform dry needling safely and effectively. This study reveals the answers.

Busting Payment Myths (and Regulating Your Expectations) Part 4

Jul 29, 2020 / Perspective

Dry Needling Payment, Telehealth Audits

Introduction to Dry Needling

Feb 28, 2018 / Course

This course is designed to give the participant a relatively thorough introduction to dry needling in physical therapy. In this online video presentation, the user will learn about the history of dry needing, clinical use in physical therapy, impact of dry needling on the body, theoretical models

For Consumers: Dry Needling: What You Should Know

Aug 01, 2018 / Website

This webpage from APTA's consumer-focused ChoosePT.com website provides an overview of the intervention, related equipment used, and the PT's role.

Dry Needling: Getting to the Point

May 01, 2015 / Feature

Dry needling by physical therapists is a hot topic. What's fact? What's fiction? Take a look beneath the surface.

Study: Adding Dry Needling to Exercise for Shoulder Pain Could Reduce Broader Costs

Mar 21, 2018 / Review

Adding trigger point dry needling to an exercise program for patients with chronic shoulder pain may be more cost-effective than exercise alone, according to a recent clinical trial.

State Laws and Regulations Governing Dry Needling Performed by PTs

Nov 05, 2019 / Infographic

This map displays the states that specifically allow dry needling by PTs, states that prohibit the intervention by PTs, and states in which a clear opinion has not surfaced.