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  9:47 pm
Commenter: Jason Pelletier, DPT

Physical Therapists have greater anatomical knowledge than PA’s, NP’s, Acupuncturists, and most GP’s

You have nothing to be worried about with licensed PTs applying dry needling.  They are likely to apply these needles more accurately and with evidence-based scrutiny than all these other providers who can puncture skin as part of their treatments.  

The profession of PT is growing and changing.  Keep up.  

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