Dry needling is a subset of orthopedic acupuncture. While both treat trigger points in the muscle, acupuncture provides additional support to the structural, circulatory, and nervous systems of the body. For a comprehensive discussion on the subject, read this fact sheet from the American Society of Acupuncturists.
Author: Brandon LaGreca, LAc
Brandon is the founder and director of East Troy Acupuncture, an integrative medical clinic serving southeast Wisconsin, where he specializes in whole-food nutrition, ancestral health, and environmental medicine.