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Old 05-10-2019, 01:29 PM
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Anybody ever tried this? My PT did it on my traps this morning. Really weird sensation. I never felt a needle go in. But it triggered some weird muscle twitches, which she warned me would happen.

Today, I just feel sore, almost knotted up. She said I should feel a good bit better tomorrow (as in, better than I did before the needling.)
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Old 05-10-2019, 01:39 PM
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Seems kinda quacky, like accupuncture dressed in a pseudoscientific veneer.
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Anybody ever tried this? My PT did it on my traps this morning. Really weird sensation. I never felt a needle go in. But it triggered some weird muscle twitches, which she warned me would happen.

Today, I just feel sore, almost knotted up. She said I should feel a good bit better tomorrow (as in, better than I did before the needling.)
What is she treating?
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What is she treating?
This procedure helps you lose weight.

In your wallet!

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Old 05-10-2019, 03:00 PM
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This procedure helps you lose weight.

In your wallet!

my personal experience is that it works for the problem that I have.
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my personal experience is that it works for the problem that I have.
The lower back pain you get from sitting on a too-full wallet?
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Old 05-10-2019, 04:06 PM
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The lower back pain you get from sitting on a too-full wallet?
I don't have a wallet
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What is she treating?
Neck/shoulder pain that isn't responding much to traditional PT.

I'm seeing her for lower back pain, too, but that's resolving well from the core work she's giving me to do.
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Old 05-10-2019, 05:26 PM
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Neck/shoulder pain that isn't responding much to traditional PT.

I'm seeing her for lower back pain, too, but that's resolving well from the core work she's giving me to do.
PRI type stuff?

Diaphragmatic breathing?
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PT tried it on me for persistent headaches I had which started at the base of my skull and went to the right temple. Dry needling was on my right trap area and maybe a little bit of my neck. Got it done maybe 3 or 4 times. It didn't seem to help my headaches at all. And I had to pay totally out-of-pocket. Maybe it works for some things, though
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