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3 Dry Needling Treatments Offered Through Your Local Vancouver Physiotherapist

By learning more on the treatments available to you within the local Vancouver marketplace, you can work with your physiotherapist to resolve pain challenges and begin to lead a normal life once again. Our team continues to innovate within the services we provide, and within this latest post we’re presenting three dry needling treatments offered through your physiotherapist at Burrard Physiotherapy in Vancouver.

  1. Acupuncture

Using thin needles to access pressure points throughout the body, acupuncture has been shown to release tension and relax muscles. This treatment is considered ideal for those suffering pain. The acupuncture process takes place over several stages and is completed over a number of appointments with your Vancouver physiotherapist.

  1. Trigger Point Dry Needling

Trigger point dry needling is a treatment that involves inserting needles to stimulate underlying myofascial trigger points, as well as muscular and connective tissue to help manage movement impairments and muscle pain. The process involves inserting the needles for a shorter amount of time compared with acupuncture, as some patients may feel discomfort during the treatment as the muscle releases with the overall effect of relieving the pain.

  1. Gunn IMS

The Gunn IMS treatment is designed to resolve issues with chronic pain. Rather than a singular treatment approach, Gunn IMS is a total system for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain of a neuropathic origin. Our experts are trained to recognize the root cause of pain using the Gunn IMS treatment, and can then administer needles to isolate and resolve problem areas.

Our team at Burrard Physiotherapy is here to help you manage your pain challenges with the leading dry needling treatments, sports therapy, osteoporosis treatment and much more. To discover more on your treatment options, call us now at 604 684 1640.

Burrard Physiotherapy
1190 Hornby Street,
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2K5

(Corner of Hornby and Davie
above the BG cafe)
Tel: 604.684.1640

7am - 6:15pm Mondays to Fridays
8:30am to 3:00pm Saturdays