Patient Perspectives on Dry Needling

Perspectives for Patients is a public service of Journal of Orthpaedic and Sports Physical Therapy or JOSPT that offers clinicians and patients a credible source of new information derived from articles published in JOSPT and explains how new research affects patient care. These articles as well as others can be found at The information and recommendations presented are intended as a guide only and are not a substitute for seeking expert advice for health conditions. Featured on this page are articles specifically speaking to the practice of Dry Needling, below please find the titles of each article.

  1. Hip Pain: Dry Needling Versus Cortisone Injection
  2. Neck Pain. Dry Needling can Decrease Pain and Increase Motion
  3. Dry Needling: Painful and Tender Muscles

The articles presented above are an insight for the consumer into the benefits and actions of Dry Needling. Beyond these presented there are numerous other applications where dry needling has been found beneficial