Dry Needling can also be used for spinal conditions in which the underlying pathology may have triggered a movement disorder. This can result in the presence of reduced ROM or pain due to abnormal muscle tone or spasms. Such conditions may include:

Piriformis syndrome
Cervico-genic headaches
Sciatica
Hamstring issues


Common lower extremity conditions treated with Functional Dry Needling include:

Patellar Femoral Syndrome
Patellar tendonitis
Hamstring Strain
Groin Strain
Shin-splints, Compartment Syndrome
Achilles tendonopathies

Plantar Fasciitis

Common upper extremity conditions treated with Functional Dry Needling include:

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (numbness and tingling in arms and hands)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Lateral Epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
Medial Epicondylitis (golfers elbow)
Impingement syndrome
s (rotator cuff, hip impingement)

How is dry needling used?  

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