needling

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need·ling

(nēd'ling),
Discission of a soft or secondary cataract.

need·ling

(nēd'ling)
Discission of a soft or secondary cataract or opening of a blocked glaucoma filtering bleb with a needle puncture.

needling

surrounding a solitary verruca with a collar of multiple puncture wounds, created by a hypodermic needle at the junction of lesion and normal skin in the anaesthetized foot

needling

includes introduction and withdrawal of needles, lifting and thrusting, twirling, and combinations of the three basic movements in acupunctorial technique.

Patient discussion about needling

Q. I am thinking are there any other ways to pressurize or use these points apart from needles? hi all…I was advised by my practitioner to pressurize on the acupuncture points regularly using needle and it is painless. I am thinking are there any other ways to pressurize or use these points apart from needles?

A. Yes…there are some other techniques available where they can excite the points for the same effect as acupuncture points which may give some additional benefits. Techniques used are moxibustion, essential oils and now even laser biostimulation is gaining popularity.

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References in periodicals archive ?
Kietrys DM, Palombaro KM, Azzaretto E, Hubler R, Schaller B, Schlussel JM, Tucker M (2013) Effectiveness of dry needling for upper-quartile myofascial pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Dry Needling causes a Local Twitch Response (LTR) by stimulating the concerned muscle.
Dry needling uses filiform needles--the same kind as traditional acupuncture.
In the other study, although the PRP group showed an improvement in recovery at 12 weeks relative to the dry needling group, there was no difference between such outcomes as pain and activity in the 2 groups at 26 weeks.
But this is the easy bit, I think, luxuriating in the aroma of lavender and readying myself for a spot of dry needling.
After the patient read and signed the appropriate informed consent forms, the clinician initiated an intervention consisting of dry needling (DN).
During dry needling, an acupuncture needle is inserted directly into the trigger point.
Multiple studies have examined the benefits of ultrasound-guided dry needling to fenestrate tendons with PT (29,30) Housner and associates looked at the variety of injection therapies and found needling and physical disruption of the tendon to be the common attribute of the treatments.
Symptomatic and asymptomatic participant groups were each randomized into two treatment sub-groups (superficial (SDN) and deep dry needling (DDN)) after baseline testing.
In essence, we believe that the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners is attempting to expand the scope of practice of chiropractors by simply calling a particular practice by a different name, in this case dry needling versus acupuncture.
The Dry Needling technique has been recognized as a physical therapy competence in many Nations, including Canada, Chile, Ireland, Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Finland, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Denmark, England, New Zealand, Brazil, Poland, Czech Republic, Australia and USA (where you can practice only after a minimum of 46 hours of direct practical training [the Colorado Physical Therapy Licensure Rules and Regulations 4 bCC 732; 1 Includes Rule ll-Requirements for Physical Therapists to Perform Dry Needling]).