GolferAccess Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics offers Trigger Point Dry Needling to patients.  Dry Needling is a technique involving the use of solid filiform needles to relieve chronic muscular tightness in trigger points.  Trigger points are often the areas that can directly compress or irritate nerves, causing pain.  Trigger Point and muscle tightness in the shoulders are a common complaint of office workers that sit at a desk and computer throughout the day.  Trigger Point Dry Needling can be an effective technique in relieving pain and muscle tightness in other parts of the body as well.

Some conditions that may benefit from Trigger Point Dry Needling include:

  • Neck Pain or Shoulder tightness
  • Tendinitis
  • Rotator Cuff Impingement
  • Headaches
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Hip Pain
  • ITB Syndrome

Trigger Point Dry Needling at Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics is performed by Interventional Physiatrist Jeffrey Smith, MD.  To make an appointment with Dr. Smith, please call 603-775-7575 or visit