Dry needling versus acupuncture: the ongoing debate

By | December 7th, 2015|Acupuncture, Dry Needling|

A few weeks back we posted a blog discussing three reasons why you should declare yourself as a dry needling (DN) practitioner and not an acupuncturist. This drew some interesting comments. So here is a little more on the issue…

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3 reasons

By | June 7th, 2015|Acupuncture, Dry Needling|

3 Reasons why you should declare yourself as a dry needler and not an acupuncturist   The patient Informing the patient is the responsible thing to do and actually enhances the treatment effectiveness.   It is the clinician’s ethical responsibility

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A needle is a needle… or is it?

By | August 27th, 2014|Acupuncture, Dry Needling|

A needle is a needle… or is it?   The use of acupuncture needles has proliferated among those of us who treat myofascial trigger points (TPs) using dry needling. The rationale is understandable as a sharp, solid needle is required

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Acupuncture vs dry needling

By | October 22nd, 2013|Acupuncture, Dry Needling|

Do you know what the difference is? We've created a table overview of the main differences below. [custom_table style="1"] Acupuncture Dry needling Traditional Chinese system of healing based on energy concepts Intervention used to relieve muscle pain (part of myofascial

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No deferral time after acupuncture treatment in chiropractic practices!

By | January 7th, 2013|Acupuncture, Dry Needling|

Since the book has been published, the deferral time for Danish blood donors that receive acupuncture treatment in chiropractic practices has been changed. The Danish blood bank has announced that there is no longer any deferral time for Danish blood

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