Benefits of Dry Needling

-Return muscles with involuntary increased tension to normal tension

-Normalize mobility (immediate and lasting response)

-Normalize strength (immediate and lasting response)

-Reduce or resolve pain - at rest or with activity (may be immediate or delayed due to soreness up to 1 day)

Interaction of a needle with muscles that are in a status of involuntary contraction (may be termed spasm when more severe status) to briefly contract (twitch) and return to a normal level of tension.