Dry Needling in Avon, CT to Reduce or Restore Body Structure Impairments in Order to Improve Activity in Patients
Dry Needling in Avon, CT: Dry needling is a procedure that is performed at Avon Chiropractic Health Center. At first glance, it may be confused with acupuncture but it is actually very different. Dry needling is a therapy technique use by Avon chiropractors, Dr. Joanne Santiago and Dr. Joelle Santiago and is similar to acupuncture in that needles are inserted into the skin to alleviate pain. The main difference is that while acupuncture treats for purpose of altering one’s energy flow, dry needling follows recommended point locations and follows guidelines based on evidence.
Conditions That Are Managed with Dry Needling at Avon Chiropractic Health Center
- Back pain, neck pain, sciatica and other musculoskeletal problems
- Joint pain
- Knee pain and shoulder pain
- Loss of range of motion
- Migraines and chronic headaches
- Muscle strains or other muscle imbalances
- Posture problems
- Swollen or stiff joints
- Chronic pain
- Injuries from work accidents, car accidents or personal accidents
- Post-operative pain
Dry Needling in at Our Avon, CT Chiropractic Center
Dry needling is a skilled intervention that uses a thin filiform needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate underlying myofascial trigger points, muscular tissues and connective tissues for neuromusculoskeletal pain management and movement impairments. Dry needling is a technique used to treat dysfunctions in skeletal muscle, fascia and connective tissue. It also works to diminish persistent peripheral nociceptive (pain signaling) input as well as reduce or restore impairments of body structure and function leading to improved activity and participation.