Dry Needling by Osteopath’s In Glen Iris

Dry needling is a technique that our Osteopaths  use to treat musculoskeletal pain and irritation. Dry needling treatment involves directly inserting an extremely fine needle into a “trigger point” or muscle knot. The aim of this technique is to reduce the pain and irritation caused by this hyper-irritable spot within the muscle. It is important to remember, that Dry needling is NOT the same as acupuncture. Acupuncture aims to restore energy flow or “Qi” within the body, while dry needling directly treats the muscle and neuromuscular system.

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We DON’T charge extra for our Dry Needling service

Our Dry Needling treatments involve:

  • Initially a comprehensive case history is taken to identify the cause of your pain or injury and help establish a diagnosis to formulate a treatment and management plan.

  • Your therapist will discuss if they believe Dry Needling is appropriate for you and your condition. It is ALWAYS used in conjunction with other treatment techniques and a specific management plan.

  • We stay  in constant communication, never leaving the room to treat others. We always ensure the needles ares correctly placed and you a comfortable throughout the treatment session.

Generally, within the first few sessions our patients experience a reduction in pain, stiffness and tightness, an increase in movement and an overall sense of wellbeing.

People choose Dry Needling at Equilibrium Sports and Spinal clinic because:

  1. We get you back doing the things you love, FASTER! That’s what our treatments are designed to do.
  2. Our team aims to reduce pain and restore normal function, via the use of dry needling techniques as well great hands on sessions. 
  3. Innovative Treatments! We combine the latests techniques with proven practices and an unmatched wealth of experience.

Dry Needling may help with:

  • Tight, Stiff or Sore Muscles

  • Headaches and Migraines

  • Back / Neck / Shoulder Pain

  • Acute Wry Neck – Torticolis

  • Tendonitis

  • Sciatica

  • Referred Pain

  • Chronic Trigger Points