Dry Needling for Myofascial Pain

Myofascial Dry Needling (MDN) is used for the treatment of muscle pain and dysfunction. This approach is based on Western anatomical and neuro-physiologic principles. MDN involves introducing fine, sterile acupuncture needles into “trigger points” of muscles. A trigger point (a knot in a muscle) is a hyperirritable spot within a muscle. Trigger points are tender on compression and can give rise to distinctive referred pain.