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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7/18/19  3:06 am
Commenter: Zhiwei Xu

Only licensed acupuncturist can do dry needling-acupuncture. PT can get extra education and passed t

If pT want to practice acupuncture-Dry needling, they can get more education and passed acupuncture license exam, and to help people safely. Professional scope of practice should not be changed because of little more money, or because of shortage of licensed acupuncturist in the State. Please!

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