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Physical Therapy

Dry Needling®

Dry Needling places small needles into trigger points in muscles.

About Dry Needling®

Dry Needling® – also known as Mysofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling – includes placing small needles into trigger points in muscles with the goal of easing muscle tension and pain. Dry Needling® can be effective in treating acute and chronic pain, as part of rehabilitation from injury, and can even be used in pain and injury prevention. Dry Needling® offers few side effects. The treatment is performed by a physical therapist specially trained in the technique.


Conditions Treated

Dry Needling® holds promise for those suffering from:

  • Athletic muscle stress.
  • Carpal tunnel syncrome
  • Chronic joint pain and/or stiffness.
  • Chronic pain from fibromyalgia.
  • Frozen shoulders.
  • Headaches or migraines.
  • Hip bursitis.
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Plantar fasciitis.
  • Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis/golf elbow.

For many, Dry Needling® offers dramatic and lasting pain relief after only a few treatments.

Schedule an Appointment

 To make an appointment, please call 302-623-1500.

Pike Creek Rehabilitation Services

Stoney Batter Medical Pavilion
5311 Limestone Road,
Wilmington, DE 19808

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