Dry Needling

Decrease Your Pain Symptoms With Dry Needling In Coralville, Iowa City, North Liberty, Tiffin, Tipton, or Williamsburg, IA!

If you are suffering from pain or dysfunction, you are not alone; more than 50 million adults suffer from chronic pain each year. Thankfully, physical therapy is one of your pain-relief options! Dry needling is a therapeutic service that our Coralville, Iowa City, North Liberty, Tiffin, Tipton, or Williamsburg, IA physical therapy clinic provides to our patients in need.

If you are unfamiliar with this treatment and its numerous health benefits, you should be aware that it is one of many treatment options available at Progressive Rehabilitation Associates. It’s a method for relieving pain and increasing mobility while also releasing muscle tension.

If you’re looking for a Coralville, Iowa City, North Liberty, Tiffin, Tipton, or Williamsburg, IA physical therapist or want to learn more about how we can help you, make an appointment today!

Our Patients Get Great Results!

This clinic is amazing! From the friendly gals at the front desk to the very knowledgeable therapists, you know you’ll be given excellent care. I consider myself a fortunate success story. I suffered a neck injury while at work that put me in excruciating pain and kept me immobile for a good portion of a grueling 3 month recovery. I…

– Brandon D.

Kayla is a caring professional that invests herself in a plan to take care of seeing you get back to where you would like to be. I gave her my goals of what I wanted to be able to accomplish to get back to the quality of life I once enjoyed. She is leading me to that conclusion.

– John G.

What Is Dry Needling?

Dry needling is not acupuncture, despite popular belief. While there are some similarities between the two therapies, dry needling is based on western medical and research approaches.

This type of treatment simply creates an environment that promotes the body’s ability to heal while also alleviating pain. To relieve pain, reduce muscular tension, and increase movement, a sterilized needle is inserted between the skin and the damaged tendons, ligaments, or muscles.

The Benefits Of This Treatment Method

At our Coralville, Iowa City, North Liberty, Tiffin, Tipton, or Williamsburg, IA physical therapy clinic, we’ve discovered that when our traditional exercise-based treatments are combined with dry needling, the vast majority of our patients get the pain-free results they want.

Our physical therapists will tell you if this is the best course of therapy for you after a thorough exam to determine the severity of your issue!

This service may help with a variety of musculoskeletal disorders, and there are several health benefits to using it.

Some common conditions that can be treated using dry needling are:

  • Jaw pain
  • Back pain
  • Overuse injuries
  • Chronic headaches
  • Neck pain
  • Joint pain and discomfort

This treatment method has been shown to benefit a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders, including:

  • Acute and chronic injuries
  • Overuse injuries
  • Neck pain
  • Headaches
  • Back pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Sciatica
  • Muscle spasms
  • Muscle strains
  • Tendinitis
  • Knee pain
  • Hip pain

Does It Hurt?

Many people have the misconception that dry needling is painful simply because of the name. During and after in-office procedures, the vast majority of our patients report little to no discomfort. Our highly trained physical therapists understand how to make your treatment experience as comfortable as possible.

Patients may experience muscle discomfort for 24-48 hours after having this procedure, but this usually goes away on its own. Cold and/or heat packs, as well as plenty of fluids, are effective home remedies for sore muscles.

Curious If Dry Needling Is Right For You? Visit Our Coralville, Iowa City, North Liberty, Tiffin, Tipton, or Williamsburg, IA Physical Therapy Clinic Today!

If you are dealing with chronic headache pain, neck pain, an overuse injury, or another form of discomfort, contact Progressive Rehabilitation Associates today to request an appointment.

Your Next Steps…

  1. Request An Appointment

  2. Receive A Custom Treatment Plan

  3. Work Hard and Progress In Your Recovery

  4. Recover & Enjoy Life Pain-Free!