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Dry Needling For Treating Tennis And Golfer’s Elbow [VIDEO]

Should you consider a treatment called Dry Needling – If you have a stubborn case of Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow?

What the heck IS Dry Needling? It doesn’t sound like something you would want to rush right out and sign up for, under normal circumstances! – Does it?

Dry Needling is a treatment for Tennis Elbow, Golfer’s Elbow and other conditions that involves repeatedly sticking a needle into tissues (usually muscle or tendon) that are not healing properly in the hope of stimulating a healing response.

Or for the purpose of “deactivating” highly-irritable, pain-causing spots in muscles, known as a ‘Trigger Points.’ The needle in question can be either:

A Medical Hypodermic needle – used to penetrate the tissues but without injecting anything (also known as ‘Fenestration’)…

Or an Acupuncture needle – which is often referred to as ‘Trigger Point Dry Needling,’ ‘Intramuscular Stimulation’ (IMS) OR ‘Motor Point Dry Needling.’

The Acupuncture needle version seems to be the more common practice, by far… For the full article follow the link below:

Dry Needling For Tennis Elbow: Who Needs It? was originally published on: https://tenniselbowclassroom.com (Read the full article there.)

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