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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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7/25/19  1:38 pm
Commenter: Jerry S, AMU California

Against any kind of body needling by PT without systemic acupuncture training

In the US, there are a couple of thousand hours teaching and training requirements to become an licensed acupuncturist. If let Physical Therapists apply acupuncture needles on patients, apparently is not safe, responsible and professional. 

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