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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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7/24/19  9:17 pm
Commenter: Tyler Bowersock

In favor of PT's dry needling
 

First PT's have advanced anatomical knowledge. 

Secondly, it's a different philosophy.  Acupuncturist's foundation is based on changing the flow of energy in a body.  Dry needling by physical therapist address specific trigger points in muscle.

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