Electro Dry Needling blocks pain by activation bioactive chemicals through peripheral, spinal, and supra spinal mechanism desensitizing peripheral nociceptors (pain receptors) and reduce pro-inflammatory cytokines (Zhang et al., 2015)
There is reduced microcirculation with degeneration and osteoarthritis (OA); Electro dry needling helps improve microcirculation as well as decrease pain and improve mobility in the joint (Li et al., 2007).
Our Doctors of Physical Therapy were trained by the Dry Needling Institute lead by Dr. James Dunning. We use Dry Needling in a variety of ways in our Physical Therapy practice in conjunction with other manual techniques and movement corrective. If you are in Scottsdale and are looking for Electro Dry Needling performed by a physical therapist come to RTS Physiotherapy!