If you need a more accessible version of this website, click this button on the right. Switch to Accessible Site

WARNING

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Close [x]

Call Us Today

(303) 290-8342
m

Exclusive Offer

First time massage patients ask us about our special pricing!

Sign-up using the form or call us at (303) 290-8342 to take advantage of this exclusive offer.

Dry Needling

Dry needling is a technique that uses acupuncture needles in precise locations to accelerate the healing of injured tissue, release muscle spasm, reduce pain, and increase range of motion.

So what's the difference between dry needling and acupuncture?

Acupuncture works with the body's meridians, or energy channels, to produce health, wellness, hormonal balance, and normal digestion. It is also used for pain and injury relief, and is very powerful in this regard.  Dry needling is also quite powerful, and for pain and injury relief it is "like acupuncture on steroids."  Dry needling does not work with the meridians of the body, but rather produces direct stimulation of muscles, ligaments, tendons and joints at strategic points.  Dry needling is immensely popular among the elite athletes we treat and is used worldwide for the treatment of athletic injuries, to enhance recovery, and for injury prevention.  Dry needling can often shorten recovery time significantly.

Are there different Dry Needling Approaches?

There are at least two prevailing schools of training regarding dry needling.  One approach is very gentle, quite precise, and is based on anatomically consistent areas of stimulation.  This gentle, pain free approach is the dry needling technique we use here at The Center for Spine, Sport & Physical Medicine.  We do not  use the other approach -- used by a growing number of therapists in the Denver area -- that is aggressive and uncomfortable.  We've had patients tell us that our approach is a "night and day" difference from what they've experienced elsewhere.  Of course, it is the lasting results our patients appreciate the most.

How We Help
We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide.
Make An Appointment
We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule. Schedule an appointment today!
Online Forms
Our patient forms are available online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.