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DRY NEEDLING

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

DRY NEEDLING

 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.

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4. PROCESS

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
Stenosis
Facet Arthrosis
SI Syndrome
Sciatica

SHOULDER PAIN

Rotator Cuff
Labrum
Tennis / Golfers Elbow

HEADACHES

MORE CONDITIONS

Hip and Gluteal Pain
Knee Pain
Achilles Tendonitis/Tendonosis
Plantar Fasciitis
Sciatica
Muscular Strains/Ligament Sprains
Chronic Pain
Whiplash
TMJ
Athletic Performance

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.

While Dry Needling is one of our offerings, in our clinic Kierstin Beaman, L.Ac will meet with you and evaluate your specific needs to determine if you are a candidate for our services. Then, if you are a good candidate for our clinic, she will formulate a treatment plan tailored specifically to you. The majority of the time, her treatment plans draw from all of our services to give you the best comprehensive care and get you the results you desire in the most expeditious method.