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Three Conditions That Can Be Treated With Dry Needling Acupuncture

Dry Needling Acupuncture is adapted from Traditional Chinese Medicine which involves inserting extremely fine needles into specific points of your skin. It aims to bring relief to specific areas of the body causing grief such as various muscle or joint pains, whilst also working to reduce the onset of headaches and migraines. When administered by a qualified professional, many studies have shown the positive benefits dry needling therapy can bring and is now a popular and diverse treatment option worldwide. Read on to discover whether acupuncture is a viable treatment option for you.

Jaw Pain

The muscles and joints which comprise your jaw can be subject to pain and discomfort due to a variety of factors. Common symptoms include a clicking or popping sensation, difficulty when chewing, limited range of motion and teeth grinding. Over time, the condition may become quite severe, leaving patients with tension headaches, neck and shoulder pain, earaches and dizziness. Acupuncture is a common treatment option sought by sufferers which allow patients to experience pain relief and reduction of symptoms. It works to relieve muscle tightness and encourage greater movement, while also reducing swelling and inflammation. If you are seeking physiotherapy for jaw pain, your qualified health provider can discuss whether acupuncture is right for you as part of a more comprehensive program.


Vertigo is an uncomfortable condition where sufferers experience a sense of dizziness and lack of balance. It can affect the vision and make sufferers experience sensations of nausea and tension headaches. Vertigo can be attributed to many causes, most often caused by a variety of ear conditions such as inflammation, pressure and the build-up of tiny calcium particles. Acupuncture has long been sought to bring relief to sufferers, due to the traditional Chinese view that dizziness is a result of an imbalance in the body and the role acupuncture plays in restoring it. For vertigo physiotherapy that Perth locals trust, contact one of our friendly team members to discuss whether acupuncture is right for you. A combination of treatments including dry needling acupuncture, mobilisation and maneuvers to mobilise crystals from the inner ear can help to resolve vertigo.


Arthritis is a common condition which affects the joints of the body, resulting in pain, limited range of motion and swelling. Acupuncture has been a popular choice for sufferers seeking a solution for pain relief. It works to relieve tension in surrounding muscles to reduce pain and increase movement in affected areas of the body. In conjunction with an appropriate strengthening program dry needling acupuncture can make the rehabilitation journey far more comfortable and effective.

Acupuncture is sought for a diverse range of conditions and has been a successful treatment option for many individuals suffering pain or managing an injury. Integrity Physio is proud to offer acupuncture within the Como area, so book an appointment today with one of our Experienced Physiotherapists.

Director & Senior Physiotherapist at Integrity Physiotherapy, Leslie Trigg, has over 13 years of experience in clinical practice. He has graduated with a degree in Human Biology (Anatomy and Physiology) from Curtin University in 2001 and later completed a Masters of Physiotherapy in 2007. He has tremendous experience in musculoskeletal, orthopaedic, neurosurgical and sports physiotherapy. In his spare time, he enjoys swimming, listening to music and spending time with his family.