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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7/25/19  5:47 pm
Commenter: Max

Dry Needling Works

Physical therapists are well trained and professional, and they receive a lot of education before they practice.  Dry needling requires specific knowledge and practice to complete, and it is not the same as acupuncture.  Recently I have a undergone dry needling for an ongoing injury; the practice really does work to alleviate pain/tightness/stress and it could not be done by someone who is not a trained professional. 

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