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Dry Needling in Ivanhoe, Heidelberg, Fairfield, Bulleen, Doncaster, Brunswick, and Beyond

Dry Needling at Relinque Sports & Spinal Group in Ivanhoe involves inserting a very fine acupuncture needle into a trigger point, and is typically used to treat back, neck and shoulder pain associated with muscle tightness and injuries. A trigger point is a ‘knot’ or tight band within a muscle which is usually very tender. Trigger points can often refer pain to other areas of the body.

We use this specialised treatment at our clinic to focus on the tight bands of muscle causing the trigger point to bring immediate and palpable relaxation to the muscle. The effects can be instant, giving you decreased pain and an increased range of movement to improve overall quality of life.

What is the Difference Between Dry Needling and Acupuncture?

The history of acupuncture can be traced back to China more than 5000 years ago. It is built on the central belief that your health is balanced by chi, the vital life energy that flows through all living things. The practice involves an acupuncturist inserting extremely fine needles at specific points along the meridians in order to redirect the flow of energy through the body. The ultimate aim of acupuncture is to increase general wellbeing by reducing pain and stress.

In more recent times, Western physicians have begun using the needles used in acupuncture to stimulate trigger points in patients who suffer from musculoskeletal pain. We now offer dry needling treatment to residents of Ivanhoe, Heidelberg, Brunswick and surrounds as part of our range of osteopathic services.

Visit Relinque Sports & Spinal Group today

Give us a call on (03) 9499 9644 or email info@relinque.com.au to find out more and to book an appointment. We welcome families and individuals of all ages, focusing on providing treatment that is tailored to your unique needs and puts your health and wellbeing first. Come to Relinque Sports & Spinal Group and know that we will always strive to get the best possible outcome for you.

Our centre is located in central Ivanhoe at 2/42 Upper Heidelberg Rd.