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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In part two the use of trigger point dry needling on certain body parts for specific clinical presentations is presented.
While trigger point dry needling is becoming a popular treatment choice for myofascial pain within North America, there are few texts that adequately present this topic in a research driven format while maintaining a clinical approach.