Trigger-Point Dry Needling
TDN is a treatment for muscular tightness and spasm, which commonly follows injuries and often accompanies the degenerative processes. This muscular tightness and spasm will cause compression and irritation of the nerves exiting the spine.
When the nerves are irritated, they cause a protective spasm of all the muscles to which they are connected. This may cause peripheral diagnoses, such as carpel tunnel, tendonitis, osteoarthritis, decreased mobility and chronic pain.
Small, thin needles are inserted into the muscles at the trigger points, causing the pain referral. The muscles would then contract and release, improving flexibility of the muscles and decreasing symptoms.
This service is offered at both locations, but is one of the main services provided at our Lubbock, TX location.