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Dry Needling

What is Dry Needling?

Dry Needling is a technique that trained healthcare professionals use to help treat musculoskeletal pain. During the treatment, a thin, sharp needle is inserted into the skin to treat underlying myofascial trigger points. Trigger points are tender, knotted areas that can develop in your muscles.

Overused muscles don't allow the muscle fibers to receive adequate blood supply which leads to lack of oxygen and nutrients getting to the muscles and prohibits them from fully recovering. Those areas become sore, painful and can decrease quality of life. Inserting the needle into the trigger point draws normal blood supply back to the area which releases tension.

 

What areas/conditions can be treated with Dry Needling?

Dry Needling treatments can be used to treat:

  • Shoulder Pain

  • Rotator Cuff Pain

  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome

  • Achilles Tendinitis

  • Low Back Pain

  • Tennis Elbow/Golfers Elbow

  • Neck Pain

  • Headaches/Cervicogenic Dizziness

  • Muscle Strains

  • Hip Pain

  • TMJ Disorder

  • Plantar Fasciitis

  • Piriformis Syndrome/Sciatica

  • and more...

Potential Side Effects

Patients may experience some soreness or light bruising on/around the treated area. It is important to drink plenty of water and continue to move and stretch after the treatment.

Patients who have received this treatment consider it a game-changing treatment that improves their quality of life.

Location

OFMC Wellness Center

(located at OFMC Plaza)

2135 SW 19th Avenue Road

Ocala, FL 34471

Plaza Direct: 352-368-1340

OFMC Main: 352-237-4133

Fax: 352-873-4581

 

Dry needling treatments are performed by

Kamal Mody, PT, DPT

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