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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7/23/19  9:28 am
Commenter: Deborah Oickle PT

Dry needling

Dry needling is not acupuncture and does nothing to limit or take away from that practice. It is simply a modality to address pain and dysfunction in the musculoskeletal system to allow therapist to move forward with the rehabilitation process. 

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