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What Are the Benefits of Dry Needling and Cupping?

Editor’s Note: Physical Therapist Gina Hahn recently received her certifications to perform dry needling and cupping. Here’s how she describes the process and the benefits of dry needling and cupping. Dry needling is more for treating pain and activating or inhibiting a muscle depending on what is needed. Cupping is more for breaking up fascial …

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What Is Dry Needling? Western-Style Acupuncture for Injury

On a superficial level you may think you’ve seen dry needling before. After all, it looks similar to acupuncture. That’s because both dry needling and acupuncture use a monofilament needle to relieve pain. But that’s where the similarity ends. Dry needling and acupuncture are different both in treatment and philosophy. Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese therapy based on harmony …

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