Effects of trigger point release

  1. Improved muscle length (often immediate)
  2. Improved recruitment pattern (often immediate)
  3. Reduced pain (immediate to 3 days)

Benefits of Trigger Point Release

  1. Regain muscle lenth without stressing passive structures
  2. Often immediate effect
  3. Most patients can tolerate it
  4. Easy to assess the efficiancy (result in 1-3 treatments)
  5. Often less painful than manual therapy
  6. Improves sleep
  7. Improves relaxation
  8. … and less stress on therapists joint

All of our Podiatrists have their dry needling qualifications.

 

Reference – Jorgen Forsgerg “Neuromuscular dryneedling – Lower limb specific”¬†