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Dry Needling

Dry Needling

Dry Needling

Dry Needling involves the insertion small needles from different angles at sites of myofascial pain. These needles create a local twitch response within the muscle, causing it to quickly contract and then relax. The medical provider targets contraction knots in soft tissues of the affected areas, which perpetuate the pain cycle. Eliminating these knots helps increase range of motion while relieving pain and reducing tension in the soft tissues.

Needling produces positive results for a variety of conditions, ranging from muscle soreness to postoperative rehabilitation. Patients typically experience increased range of motion, decreased inflammation and improved functionality from this form of treatment. Moreover, it has proven effective for many conditions related to muscle pain. The following list includes just some of the common medical issues Dry Needling helps alleviate:

Dry Needling Treats:


Austin Preferred Integrative Medicine offers this treatment with Alicia Poche, one of the top providers for Dry Needling in Austin, Texas. Consequently, a PT referral is necessary to receive treatment. This technique is commonly incorporated into traditional Physical Therapy plans, which vary in length and frequency based on diagnoses. 

Call (512) 442-2727 with questions or to schedule an appointment at our South Austin practice. Additionally, you may visit our Services and Conditions pages for more information on treatment at Austin Preferred.


Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: How is Dry Needling different from acupuncture? 

A: While the two modalities are similar in some ways, Dry Needling is a more targeted approach which focuses on specific sites of pain. 

Q: How long does it take to experience results from treatment?

A: Many patients experience relief to some extent after the first session, though a series of treatments is thought to produce the best results.

Q: How can I get the most out of my Dry Needling appointment?

A: There are things the patient can do outside of the appointment to get the best possible effect. Stretching and strengthening the muscles while incorporating the use of heat packs can help in this regard.

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