Dry needling works similar to Acupuncture for muscle pain. Myotherapists are specially trained to treat muscle pain and needling muscles is incorporated to help speed up recovery and increase mobility.
In Dry Needling, Acupuncture needles are applied to the muscular system for the release of restricted fascia and muscles, to restore range of motion and mobility.
Advanced Myotherapy incorporate dry needling to increase the effectivity of treatments along with other modalities such as cupping and remedial massage.
Similar to the idea of letting air out of a tire, Dry needling uses Acupuncture needles, which are far finer than regular needles, to stimulate blood flow to areas with poor circulation, tension, stiffness and pain.
This is a great method of treating pain caused by injuries, musculoskeletal conditions and general muscle stiffness.