|Action||Practice of dry needling|
|Comment Period||Ends 7/26/2019|
Physical Therapists are well educated in anatomy/physiology, medial differential diagnosis to determine when Trigger Point Dry Needling is the appropriate tool to utilize within a treatment plan. Practitioners are required to complete additional training to achieve certification to utilize this additional practice tool. TPDN is a tool utilized in the Physical Therapy scope very differently than the theories of acupuncture. TPDN and is well within the scope of Physical Therapy practice.