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 Ended on 7/26/2019
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7/17/19  11:19 pm
Commenter: Jun Hu, AACMA

Dry needles originate form acupuncture, which is the undisputed fact

Dry needles are acupuncture, acupuncturists who need to train for 2000 to 3000 hours to treat patients, while PT only need to train dozens or hundreds of hours to use dry needles, this is irresponsible to patients.

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