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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7/22/19  4:29 pm
Commenter: Allison Simons, PT, DPT

Support for Dry Needling by Physical Therapists

Physical Therapists have a strong background and understanding in anatomy which leaves us well suited to perform dry needling safely with advanced training. Dry needling is done for a different purpose than acupuncture and is well within the scope of PT practice. 

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