Hulst Jepsen Physical Therapy believes you heal through expert care, an individualized treatment plan, cost effective hands on therapy, and building a relationship with your physical therapist. So we are dedicated to not only helping you resolve your pain or injury but also equipping you with tools to stay healthy for a lifetime. SweatNET Members can redeem the dry needling deal at all Hulst Jepsen locations.
Dry needling is a therapeutic technique in which a trained physical therapist inserts small, sterile filament needles into the skin and muscle directly at a myofascial trigger point. This generates a twitch response, helping release muscle tension and pain.
Active trigger points consist of multiple contraction knots within a muscle and they can develop due to injury, musculoskeletal dysfunction and overuse. Active trigger points impair a person’s ability to lengthen,strengthen or contract the muscle. As a result the muscle shortens and compresses the structure around it, causing pain. Your therapist will insert small, sterile filament needles into the skin and muscles directly at your myofascial trigger points to release muscle tension, restore motion and function, and reduce pain.