dry needling

What is
dry needling?

Dry needling is an effective form of treatment involving the placement of thin, sterile needles in and around injury sites, dry needling can also be used to treat trigger points and muscle tension.

Our therapists place the needles in ‘trigger points’ in your muscle or tissue. The points are areas of knotted or hard muscle.

Dry needling aids the release of endorphins, which can serve as a natural painkiller. These endorphins are continually released for around 48 hours following treatment.

Dry needling isn’t just effective at relieving pain, it also encourages the body to heal and restore itself in response to the presence of the needles.


What are the benefits of dry needling?

Dry needling is often used to treat sports injuries and muscle pain. It may provide relief for some muscular pain and stiffness. In addition, easing the trigger points may improve flexibility and increase range of motion.

This treatment can also be very successful at relieving other painful symptoms such as headaches and tendonitis.

who is
dry needling for?

Dry needling can help anyone with the following issues:

  • Sport injuries
  • Joint pain
  • Tendinitis
  • Whiplash
  • Spinal pain.


All of our therapists are registered with all Health Fund Providers and rebates are available dependant on your individual level of cover. Please contact your health fund if you are unsure of your eligibility to claim for remedial massage.


Please be aware that cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to your appointment will incur a cancellation fee of 50 % of the full cost. Appointments that are not attended will incur a 100% no show fee.


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