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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7/17/19  12:11 pm
Commenter: Joe, MacEwan University

Dry needling is a part of acupuncture

Dry needling is a part of acupuncture, it is dangerous for the public without acupuncture license. According to PT regulations, any technique passing the skin is out of PT’s scope of practice!    

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