Many people have never heard of Trigger Point Dry Needling, and those who have often think it’s a form of acupuncture or are too scared of the word “needle” to try it out for themselves.

Dry Needling can be an incredibly effective method for treating various types of muscle pain, and the best part is that it’s medically sound and virtually pain-free! Watch as a patient at PTSMC Groton experiences Dry Needling for the first time with Partner & Director Steven deCastro.

This manual technique involves the insertion of a sterile monofilament needle into a muscle to decrease spasm and trigger point activity. The muscles contract and release. This can help resolve pain and stiffness, improve muscle function and flexibility and promote healing.

If you’re interested in seeing what dry needling can do for you, make an appointment at one of our 19 clinics around Connecticut – no prescription needed!