Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Physical Therapy
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy [18 VAC 112 ‑ 20]
Action Practice of dry needling
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ends 7/26/2019
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7/17/19  5:58 pm
Commenter: Peter SU

Dry needling lack adequate training

Dry needling is from acupuncture. Acupuncture is a rather invasive procedure that requires years of education and training not just a few days or weeks of courses. Acupuncture is very useful but dry needling usually is dangerous and usually has done by people who lack adequate training.

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