Dry Needling is a technique used to treat Tigger Point Pain and Myofascial Pain.
WHY USE DRY NEEDLING?
Dry needling is a technique used to treat trigger point pain and myofascial pain. Other terms commonly used to describe dry needling, include Acupuncture, trigger point dry needling, and intramuscular manual therapy.
We are the only Acupuncture Providers in the Coon Rapids area who have extensive training in both Dry Needling and Orthopedic Acupuncture.
INITIAL CONSULTATION REQUIRED
An Initial Consultation with Kierstin Beaman, L.Ac is required to find out if you are a candidate for Dry Needling.
If you are determined to be a candidate, we can perform your first procedure the same day.
WHAT TO EXPECT WITH
1. QUICK & PAINLESS
The procedure is quick, you’re in and out of the office in about 30 minutes.
2. TREATMENT COURSE
The number of procedures you will need will vary based on your specific condition, the amount of time you've had it, etc.
3. ACCURATE EVALUATION
Once you are evaluated, the doctor will analyze your presentation and give you an estimate of the number of treatments likely needed based on clinically evidence based data.
The Dry Needling process is repeated 2-5 times a week until maximum improvement is seen. Then a maintenance regimen is often prescribed to prevent recurrence. Maintenance may be as little as 1-2 times per month.
5. ABSENCE OF SYMPTOMS
Dry Needling can and often results in a complete absence of symptoms, even in severe pain conditions that have been present for years.
6. EFFECTIVE WHEN PAIRED WITH ACUPUNCTURE
Dry Needling Therapy is most effective when paired with Acupuncture Therapy simultaneously.
CONDITIONS WE TREAT
With Dry Needling
While acupuncture is amazing at treating any type of pain condition, in the hands of a well trained practitioner, like our MIMA founder, it has many broader applications.
BACK & NECK PAIN
Including Degenerated / Dehydrated Discs
Tennis / Golfers Elbow
Hip and Gluteal Pain
Muscular Strains/Ligament Sprains
And So Much More...
Migraine & Tension Type
COMMON QUESTIONS REGARDING DRY NEEDLING
AM I A CANDIDATE FOR DRY NEEDLING?
Patients suffering from any kind of pain, stiffness, soreness, limited ROM, tight muscles, or to prevent injury are considered as candidates for Dry Needling Therapy.
I'VE HAD SURGERY; CAN I STILL GET DRY NEEDLING THERAPY?
Yes! Dry Needling is used post operatively everyday across the world. It actually helps you to heal faster. Studies show acupuncture and dry needling can speed up healing by 5 times.
IS DRY NEEDLING COVERED BY INSURANCE?
We currently are out of network for insurance. The good news is that you are the one in charge of what procedures you get, not an insurance company. We also accept HSA/FSA.