tonic_massage_center_byron_bay_deep_dry_needles_1Dry needling is a therapy that uses fine needles applied to the musculoskeletal system in order to deactivate myofascial trigger points. A myofascial trigger point can be defined as a point of hyperirritability in a muscle that is painful when compressed and can cause referred pain, tenderness or motor dysfunction.

Dry needling is commonly used for treating conditions such as fibromyalgia, back pain, headaches and migraine, joint pain osteoarthritis, inflammatory conditions such as tendonitis, post surgery conditions, and acute or chronic trigger point pain.