What is functional dry needling?
A method of trigger point therapy, dry needling refers to the therapeutic practice of strategically placing thin needles into affected muscles and/or trigger points to treat pain. Functional dry needling is “dry” because there is no injectable solution in the needles. It’s an approach commonly used in functional sports medicine, as it does not require prescription pharmaceuticals and is focused on the promotion of whole-body health and performance. Dr. Benjamin Cowin (DC, MS, ATC, ICSC, CAFS) is a national leader in sports medicine. He practices at Action Spine & Sports Medicine in the heart of Denver, Colorado, where he’s been serving patients of Denver for over 12 years. Dr. Cowin is glad to offer Denverites dry needling services which provide astounding, science-backed health benefits. Functional dry needling is used for conditions like: