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Dry Needling Cairns

Dry Needling Cairns
Dry Needling Cairns

Dry Needling Clinic Cairns

Dry Needling Cairns – The best dry needling in Cairns! – 17 years clinical experience,  graduated with first class honours.  Also fully qualified Remedial Massage therapist.

Introducing Dry Needling: Revolutionize Your Well-being!

Are you tired of living with chronic pain and limited mobility? Are you seeking a natural and effective solution to alleviate your discomfort? Look no further than dry needling—the breakthrough therapy that can transform your life. With its wide range of benefits and growing popularity, dry needling offers a holistic approach to pain management and overall wellness.

Dry needling is a technique used by skilled practitioners to treat musculoskeletal conditions and enhance physical performance. By inserting thin needles into trigger points or tight knots in muscles, this therapy stimulates the body’s natural healing response and releases tension, promoting relaxation and pain relief. But its benefits extend far beyond simple pain management.

First and foremost, dry needling has been proven to accelerate recovery. Whether you’re an athlete recovering from an injury or an individual looking to bounce back from a long-standing ailment, this technique can expedite healing and restore optimal functionality. By targeting specific trigger points, dry needling enhances blood circulation, promotes the release of endorphins, and optimizes the body’s ability to repair damaged tissues.

It helps to break up scar tissue, reduces muscle tightness, and improves joint mobility, allowing you to experience the full benefits of your existing therapies.

Not only does dry needling address physical discomfort, but it also has a positive impact on mental well-being. Many individuals suffer from stress, anxiety, and sleep disorders, which can take a toll on their overall health. Dry needling promotes deep relaxation, triggers the release of calming neurotransmitters, and restores the body’s natural balance. You’ll experience improved sleep patterns, reduced anxiety levels, and an overall sense of calm and tranquility.

In summary, dry needling is a versatile therapy that offers a multitude of benefits. It accelerates recovery, relieves pain, enhances physical performance, complements existing therapies, and improves mental well-being. Say goodbye to persistent pain and limited mobility, and embrace a life of vitality and wellness. Experience the transformative power of dry needling and reclaim control over your health today!

Dry needling is a therapeutic technique used by some healthcare professionals, such as physical therapists, chiropractors, and some physicians, to treat a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. It involves the insertion of thin, sterile needles (similar to acupuncture needles) into specific trigger points or tight knots in muscles to relieve pain and improve function. Here are some common conditions that can be treated with dry needling:

  1. Muscle Pain and Tension: Dry needling is often used to relieve muscle pain, tightness, and tension. This can include conditions like muscle strains, myofascial pain syndrome, and muscle knots (trigger points).

  2. Chronic Pain: It may be used to manage chronic pain conditions, such as lower back pain, neck pain, and headaches, particularly when these conditions are related to muscle tightness or trigger points.

  3. Sports Injuries: Athletes with muscle injuries, overuse injuries, or sports-related muscle tightness can benefit from dry needling as part of their rehabilitation.

  4. Joint Pain: Dry needling can help alleviate pain and improve function in joints affected by musculoskeletal conditions, such as osteoarthritis or tendinitis.

  5. Neurological Conditions: Some practitioners use dry needling as part of the treatment for certain neurological conditions, like sciatica or nerve entrapment syndromes.

  6. Postural Dysfunction: Individuals with postural issues or muscle imbalances may benefit from dry needling to release tight muscles and improve posture.

The process of having a dry needling treatment typically involves the following steps:

  1. Assessment: The practitioner will first assess your condition, looking for areas of muscle tension, trigger points, and other musculoskeletal issues. They may ask about your medical history and perform physical examinations to determine the appropriate treatment areas.

  2. Informed Consent: You will be provided with information about the dry needling procedure, its potential benefits, and any possible risks or side effects. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and provide informed consent.

  3. Needle Insertion: The practitioner will use thin, sterile needles and insert them into the targeted muscles or trigger points. You may feel a slight prick or discomfort as the needles are inserted, but it is usually not very painful.

  4. Needle Manipulation: Once the needles are in place, the practitioner may manipulate them by gently moving or twirling them. This can help release muscle tension and promote relaxation.

  5. Needle Removal: After a brief period of needle manipulation, the practitioner will remove the needles. Some people may experience a temporary sensation of soreness or bruising at the insertion sites.

  6. Post-Treatment Instructions: You may be given post-treatment instructions, which can include recommendations for rest, hydration, and specific exercises or stretches to do at home. It’s essential to follow these instructions to maximize the benefits of the treatment.

  7. Follow-Up: Depending on your condition, you may need multiple dry needling sessions over several weeks to achieve the desired results. Your healthcare provider will determine the appropriate treatment plan for your specific needs.

Dry Needling Clinic Cairns

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The clinic is located at 111-113 McManus street Whitfield.  Its in a Queenslander and the entrance if via the front door.  There is an intake form to fill in in the foyer.

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Dry Needling is a technique whereby microfine needles are inserted into trigger points in muscles.

This decreases pain and inflammation.  This deactivates the point, or eliminates the trigger point.

Trigger points are found and located in specific areas in muscles and trap nerves between the muscle layers.

These trigger points – “trigger’ the nerve to refer pain to other nearby areas for example a trigger point in the jaw will refer pain and potentially give you a temporal headache.

Another trigger point is found in the middle of the lower calf and if it is trapping a nerve you may experience pain referred to the heal.

Trigger points may need to be released more than once so you may need to have three or four treatments and may need to do stretches at home.

Dry needling, trigger point deactivation are all techniques used in remedial massage.  If you don’t like needles….that is ok.  We don’t have to do needling….we can just do remedial massage.  If however you do decide to have dry needling….just know that it is available and if highly effective.

Trigger points may be found all through the body and may refer pain into some strange places….common ones are

In the lower back referring pain accross the top of the lower back.

In the gluteus Maximus muscle referring pain down the outside of the leg.

In the piriformis muscle referring pain down the centre of the back of the leg.

In the rhomboids referring pain out to the scapula.

In the levator scapula muscle referring pain up into the base of the neck of downwards into the rhomboids.

In the small muscles at the base of your neck which may refer pain to behind your eyes.

Dry Needling Cairns

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