Adelaide Osteopath. ... circulation, connective tissue and organ function. At Bounce Back Osteopathy Adelaide, we see the body as a holistic unit, and treat accordingly.
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At Bounce Back Osteopathy Adelaide, our osteopaths treat a wide range musculoskeletal conditions and injuries, including;
Dry Needling is a technique that releases myofascial trigger points and tight muscles, using fine accupuncture needles. Used within Osteopathic treatment, dry needling helps treat many conditions, such as
How does it work?
Single use, sterile filament needles are inserted gently into a shortened muscle or trigger point, causing a neurological response within the muscle fibre. This allows the muscle to lengthen and release, reducing pain and improving the healing process.
While Dry Needling isn't painful for most people, the needle can be mildly uncomfortable when entering the muscle, which can twitch or cramp. This is a good indication that the muscle has responded however, and will relax post twitch.
Occasionally, some people experience muscle soreness or mild bruising, depending on the size of the muscle treated and injury present.