Why Use Dry Needling?

Dry needling is a technique used to treat trigger point pain and myofascial pain. Other terms commonly used to describe dry needling, include Acupuncture, trigger point dry needling, and intramuscular manual therapy.

We are the only physicians in the Grand Strand area who have extensive training in both Dry Needling and Orthopedic Acupuncture. An initial consultation with Dr. Weber is required to find out if you are a candidate for Dry Needling. If you are determined to be a candidate, we can perform your first procedure the same day.

What To Expect

With Dry Needling

Quick & Painless

Dry Needling is quick and painless, you’re in and out of the office in 30 minutes.

Treatment Course

The number of procedures you will need will vary based on your pain, injury, amount of time you’ve had it, etc.

Accurate Evaluation

Once you are evaluated, we will analyze your presentation and give you an estimate of the number of treatments likely needed based on clinically evidence based data.

The Process

The dry needling process is repeated 2-4 time a week until maximum improvement is seen. Then a maintenance regimen is often prescribed to prevent recurrence. Maintenance may be as liitle as 1-2 times per month.

Absence Of Symptoms

Dry Needling can and often results in a complete absence of symptoms, even in severe pain conditions that have been present for years.

Effective When Paired With Acupuncture

Dry Needling Therapy is most effective when paired with Acupuncture Therapy simultaneously.

Conditions We Treat With

Dry Needling

Back & Pain

  • Degenerated / Dehydrated Discs
  • Stenosis
  • Facet Arthrosis
  • SI Syndrome
  • Sciatica

Shoulder Pain

  • Rotator Cuff
  • Labrum
  • Tennis / Golfers Elbow

Headaches

  • Migraine & Tension Type

More Conditions

  • Hip and Gluteal Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Achilles Tendonitis/Tendonosis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sciatica
  • Muscular Strains/Ligament Sprains
  • Chronic Pain
  • Whiplash
  • TMJ
  • Athletic Performance

Common Questions About Dry Needling

Am I A Candidate For Dry Needling?

Patients suffering from any kind of pain, stiffness, soreness, limited ROM, tight muscles, or to prevent injury are considered as candidates for Dry Needling Therapy.

I've had surgery, can I still get Dry Needling Therapy?

Yes! Dry Needling is used post operatively everyday across the world. It actually helps you to heal faster. Studies show acupuncture and dry needling can speed up healing by 5 times.

Is Dry Needling Covered By Insurance?

Insurance companies only like to cover treatments that don’t actually fix the problem, so O3 Regenerative Therapy™ or any other regenerative injection procedure is not covered by any insurance. The good news is, that you are the one in charge of what procedures you get, not an insurance company.

But First, An Evaluation

While Dry Needling is one of our offerings, in our clinic Dr. Weber will meet with you and evaluate your specific needs to determine if you are a candidate for our services. Then, if you are a good candidate for our clinic, she will formulate a treatment plan tailored specifically to you. The majority of the time, her treatment plans draw from all of our services to give you the best comprehensive care and get you the results you desire in the most expeditious method.

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AIM | Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine
1016 2nd Avenue North
Suite 205
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Conveniently located near the intersection of Hwy 17 and 2nd Ave North

Hours
8:30am-12:30pm
Monday-Friday

The information contained on this website is not intended to diagnose, treat, or intervene in any medical condition. The circumstances of each patient are different. Treatment is offered only after an appropriate medical consultation and assessment. Outcomes are never guaranteed. Individual results may vary.
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