dry needling in darra and jindalee

Discover the transformative benefits of Dry Needling to alleviate muscle pain and enhance your physical well-being at our premier physiotherapy clinics in Darra and Jindalee. This innovative technique has gained widespread popularity for its effectiveness in targeting and treating muscular issues, providing relief, and promoting optimal recovery.

What is Dry Needling?

Dry Needling is a minimally invasive physiotherapy technique involving the insertion of thin needles into specific trigger points in muscles or connective tissues. Unlike acupuncture, which is rooted in traditional Chinese medicine, Dry Needling is based on Western anatomical and neurophysiological principles.

How Does it Work?

This technique involves the insertion of thin, sterile needles into specific trigger points within muscles, fascia, or other soft tissues. These trigger points, often known as “knots” or areas of tightness, can cause pain, restricted movement, and muscle dysfunction. By targeting these trigger points, Dry Needling stimulates a localized healing response, improves blood flow, releases tension, and helps restore muscle function.

Our Dry Needling Services

At Physiophi, our experienced physiotherapists integrate Dry Needling into a holistic approach to address various musculoskeletal issues, including:

  • Muscle Tightness and Spasms: Targeting trigger points to release tension and reduce muscle tightness.
  • Pain Management: Effectively managing pain associated with conditions such as chronic pain, sports injuries, and overuse syndromes.
  • Improved Range of Motion: Addressing muscular restrictions to contribute to increased flexibility and range of motion.
  • Enhanced Healing: The microtrauma induced by the needles stimulates the body’s natural healing response, promoting tissue repair.

Our Dry Needling Services

Our skilled physiotherapists utilize Dry Needling to effectively address various musculoskeletal conditions, including:

  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome: Relieving pain and tightness in muscles and surrounding connective tissues.
  • Tension Headaches: Easing headaches caused by muscle tension and trigger points in the head, neck, and shoulders.
  • Sports Injuries: Assisting in the rehabilitation of athletic injuries, such as muscle strains or overuse injuries.
  • Lower Back Pain: Alleviating discomfort caused by muscle imbalances, spasms, or tightness in the lumbar region.
  • Neck Pain: Targeting trigger points and muscular tension contributing to neck pain and stiffness.
  • Shoulder Impingement: Addressing muscular imbalances and trigger points contributing to shoulder pain and restricted movement.
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis): Relieving pain and promoting healing in the forearm muscles involved in tennis elbow.
  • Hip and Gluteal Pain: Treating trigger points and muscular imbalances contributing to hip and gluteal pain.
  • Knee Pain: Targeting trigger points and imbalances in the muscles around the knee joint for pain relief.
  • Plantar Fasciitis: Addressing muscle tension and trigger points in the foot associated with plantar fasciitis. While Dry Needling may help for Plantar Fascitis we usually recommend Shockwave Therapy as a more effective treatment.


While Dry Needling is generally safe, certain conditions may warrant caution or contraindicate its use. Inform your physiotherapist if you:

  • Have a bleeding disorder or take blood-thinning medication.
  • Are pregnant, particularly in the first trimester.
  • Have an active infection or skin condition at the treatment site.
  • Are highly sensitive or have a fear of needles.

Experience Relief with Dry Needling

If you’re seeking targeted relief for muscle tension, pain, or restricted movement, Dry Needling could be the solution you’ve been looking for. Our team at Physiophi is ready to guide you through the process and help you achieve your wellness goals.

Book your Dry Needling session at our Darra or Jindalee location today. Take the first step towards a pain-free and revitalized you.

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