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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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7/24/19  5:46 pm
Commenter: Hong Xu

Acupuncture/dry needle should only be administered by an License Acupuncturist.

Dry needling is one type of Acupuncture. Opposition to dry needling without acupuncture licenses.

please read a peer-reviewed article by Heming Zhu and Heidi Most, Dry Needling is One type of Acupuncture. Medical Acupuncture. 2016, 28(4): 184-193.

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