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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7/26/19  8:16 am
Commenter: Coleman Lumpkin, The Therapy Network

Pro dry needling for PT

Dry needling has been a safe and effective tool for physical therapist to use to address myofascial dysfunction in patient with a variety of conditions and diagnosis. The patients benefit greatly and praise the technique as they are able to be move better, be pain free, and have an overall better quality of life. The technique is not acupuncture with vast differences in the philosophy, technique, research, examination, treatment and the treatment goals.

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