Agencies | Governor
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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7/23/19  9:44 pm
Commenter: Helen Liu

Oppose PT uses acupuncture needles to perform so called “Dry Needling” without acupuncture licenses
 

Which ever medical professional uses acupuncture needles to conduct therapeutic procedure, state government regulatory requirements in acupuncture need to be implemented!

The state regulation needs to apply to PT as well when they use acupuncture needles to perform so called “Dry Needling” procedures. 

 

 

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