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Denver Pelvic Floor

Dry Needling

What Is Dry Needling?

Dry needling, previously known as trigger point dry needling, is a technique where a thin, filiform needle is inserted into muscle and soft tissue. The goal of dry needling is to improve local blood flow, muscle activation, pain, and create a nervous system change for the better.

Read more about dry needling in our blog.

Dry Needle Locations

Dr. Caroline Gamwell, DPT offers dry needling in the abdomen and lower trunk (lumbar), thighs, hips, and pelvic floor. 

Pelvic floor needling is unique to pelvic floor specialists, and is part of the overall plan of care that will help you achieve your goals. Read more about pelvic floor physical therapy

Benefits of Dry Needling

Recent research has demonstrated that dry needling:

  • Accelerates your body’s natural
    healing processes

  • Resolves tension created by trigger points

  • Increases blood flow and encourages an endorphin release

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