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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
 
Board
Board of Physical Therapy
 
chapter
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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7/22/19  6:50 pm
Commenter: Karli Gerwig

In favor of dry needling
 

Dry needling is not acupuncture, they merely use the same needles.  PTs have extensive education in anatomy and physiology, and are most definitely qualified to perform this skill on patients who would benefit from it. 

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