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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
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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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7/25/19  5:37 pm
Commenter: Frank Zhao, 2 & 9 Acupuncture PC

STOP against Acupuncture Law/dry needling is Acupuncture only for LAC?
 

So call "dry needling" is exactly insert the acupuncture needle into the skin and it belong to  Acupuncture. Therefore to practice dry needling need Acupuncture license. To obtain Acupuncture license usually need about 3 years, 3000 hours training and pass the NCCAOM or California Acupuncture Board exam first. 

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