Western Acupuncture is also known as Dry Needling. It is a postgraduate discipline for Osteopaths and other therapists. Needles are used to alleviate tight muscles. These needles target trigger points and hypersensitive areas releasing endorphins to achieve pain relief. Disposable needles are always used for treatment.
Western Acupuncture may help a range of conditions including:
Tennis and golfer’s elbow
Hip and gluteal pain
Muscular strains and tension