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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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7/26/19  4:44 pm
Commenter: Heather Millar, VCU

Yes, yes, yes to dry needling!!!
 

Dry needling has literally changed my life after years of pain. I have suffered with severe back pain after a disc ruptured a several years ago. While the disc situation has improved over time, the muscular area became increasingly tight and debilitating to where I haven’t been able to bend over in years without pain.  I have had injections (did not help), regular PT (helps to a point) but nothing has helped me as much as dry needling and manual PT therapy. 

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