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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7/10/19  11:06 am
Commenter: Bruce Linnell

Support for new proposed training requirements for dry needling

As a patient who has received dry needling treatment for years, I am strongly in support for the new proposed training requirements for a PT to practice dry needling.  I have also had acupuncture, and the two are totally different things, with different methods and different goals. A well-trained dry needler can affect changes to the body that an acupuncturist never could.

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