The dry needling debate comes in many forms – Is it acupuncture? Is it within the scope of physical therapy practice? Is current training sufficient for clinicians who dry needle? Answers – No. Yes. Not always. I feel the first question/answer requires its own post, and 30 state legislatures have already answered the second (that it… Read More I am a physical therapist using dry needling.
Physical therapy is going through a renaissance of sorts. New techniques at the forefront of research and legislation. Business models adapting to economical payment structure and third party restrictions. And ultimately the evolution of specialized clinicians versus the necessarily indiscriminate practice of “old school” PT. With these changes come some realizations that not all PTs… Read More The Most Controversial PT Blog Post