Dry Needling in Houston

Written By Bear Creek Chiropractic Clinic on August 28, 2019

Dry Needling in Houston, TXDry needling is a safe and effective treatment for painful muscle tension.

Bear Creek Chiropractic Clinic believes in time-tested natural methods to alleviate pain and discomfort. Dry needling is one such approach for eliminating painful muscle tension and is derived from the ancient practice of acupuncture.

Our chiropractor, the esteemed Dr. Boss, is well-qualified to offer this type of treatment and is a duly certified acupuncturist and experienced healing arts provider.

What is Dry Needling?

Many people are familiar with acupuncture, which involves the use of sterile needles strategically placed to penetrate the skin and treat a wide range of ailments. An ancient component of Eastern medicine, acupuncture has been in practice for thousands of years for pain relief.

Dry needling is a similar concept using less needles and generally taking less time to treat pain. Sometimes referred to as “trigger point” dry needling, this therapeutic procedure can be done right in the comfort of our Houston-area office. During a dry needling appointment, the technician will discuss areas that are tense or painful – particularly focusing on knotted areas in the muscle tissue.

Once the problem areas are identified, the technician will insert a solid needle gently – but directly – into the precise source of the pain. The purpose of this process is to stimulate muscle tissue and re-communicate the signals between the brain and the trigger point to eliminate pain all-together.

Is Dry Needling in Houston Right for Me?

The thought of enduring pricks and prods with a needle is not always pleasant for everyone, however, our clinicians are thoroughly trained in dry needling processes – and stand as premier providers in the Houston area.

Dry needling may be an appropriate pain management technique for any of the following conditions:

  • Joint soreness
  • Herniated or bulging discs
  • Migraines and headaches
  • Jaw or mouth pain, including TMJ
  • Soft tissue injury
  • Tendinitis

While dry needling is a wonderful option for most of our patients, those who are extremely afraid of needles or any of our pregnant patients should avoid dry needling for now and look into the other solutions our office has to offer.

Contact our Houston office led by the renowned Dr. Boss to learn more about the dry needling process: 281-463-3223.

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