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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7/25/19  11:24 am
Commenter: Kirsten Burwell PT, DPT, OMTC

In favor of PTs dry needling

I am in favor of PTs dry needling per regulations listed! The use of dry needling by a physical therapist is based on science and has musculoskeletal indications for use. This is very different from the philosophical reasoning used by acupuncturists.

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