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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7/24/19  1:52 pm
Commenter: Matthew Lyons

Support of Dry Needling

Dry needling is not the same as acupuncture as the needles are inserted directly into the muscle belly to relieve painful and dysfunctional trigger points. Physical therapists take continuing education hours to become proficient and practice in a safe manner.

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