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Discission of a soft or secondary cataract.
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Discission of a soft or secondary cataract or opening of a blocked glaucoma filtering bleb with a needle puncture.
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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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MC: Dry needling. I experience immediate relief and therefore immediate feedback.
The HMC physiotherapists, who received dry needling certification, in a group photo.
Tribune News Network Doha A physical therapy intervention technique called 'dry needling' is gaining popularity as an adjunct to physical therapy techniques used to manage muscle pain and movement impairments.
[25] Physical therapy, exercise, ischemic compression, heat, stretch and spray technique, local injections with local anaesthetics, steroid or dry needling and pharmacological treatment are all used for management of MTrPs.
Sence has studied full body active release therapy, acupuncture and dry needling, and Mckenzie Diagnostic Technique.
With the aim of raising awareness of less invasive techniques that improve the forms of treatment of inflammatory lesions affecting sports horses, the objective of this study was to evaluate the use of acupuncture associated with ionic pumping and acupuncture by dry needling in inflammatory changes in the thoracic spine of horses.
These points may be stimulated by dry needling (simply inserting an acupuncture needle), or the effect may be enhanced by electric stimulation (electroacupuncture) or by heat (moxibustion), or even by special laser stimulators.
In an assessment of trigger point dry needling as a treatment for orchialgia, an analysis of self-reported improvement data from 2009 to 2016, as well as NIH Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index (NIH-CPSI) data, showed that 85% of patients who underwent pelvic floor trigger point dry needling as a component of physical therapy (PT) indicated their orchialgia improved.
The application of DN (thin filiform needles) employs different techniques, including but not limited to winding, several stabbings (pistonings) of the needle into the site, inserting the needle into the site for a certain amount of time and electrical dry needling (EDN).
I practise Remedial/Sports Massage, Clinical Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, Neuromuscular Dry Needling, Myofascial Cupping, Sports Medicine Training Level 2 and Strength and Conditioning Coaching Level 1.
performed a comparative research between dry needling and procaine injection into the trigger points of masseter muscles in patients with temporomandibular disorders [40].