Trigger Point Therapy
Advanced Therapy for Treating Chronic Pain and Muscle Tightness
Brewer Physical Therapy is committed to offering the latest and most effective treatment modalities for musculoskeletal, acute, and chronic pain. Amanda Brewer, DPT, and Adam Brewer, DPT, were the first physical therapists in Louisiana to offer trigger point dry needling, a highly specialized and proven treatment for chronic pain and discomfort.
Trigger points are extremely irritated contraction knots found in tight bands of muscles. They are a common cause of pain and muscle tightness. Dry needling utilizes a very thin-filament needle, similar to acupuncture. The needle is inserted into the trigger point to elicit an involuntary muscle contraction and induce relaxation.
Trigger point therapy is often used in conjunction with manual therapy and other treatment modalities.
Trigger point dry needle therapy can be used to treat:
- Sports injuries
- Hamstring problems
- Back and neck pain
- Muscle tightness
- Chronic pain
- And many more conditions
Trigger Point Dry Needle Therapy in Shreveport, Bossier City & Minden, LA
At Brewer Physical Therapy, we have helped people with all types of injuries, chronic pain, and muscle tightness live free from pain and discomfort. Find out if we can help you, too.
For more information about trigger point dry needling therapy or to schedule an appointment, call Brewer Physical Therapy in Shreveport at (318) 222-8892, in Bossier City at (318) 747-8892 and in Minden at (318) 639-9536. You can also schedule your appointment now.
LATEST PHYSICAL THERAPY RESEARCH
Is physical therapy (PT) better than steroid injections? A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine found that patients with knee osteoarthritis treated with PT experienced less pain and better physical function after one year than patients who received steroid injections. These findings suggest the benefits of PT for knee osteoarthritis may be more long-lasting than earlier believed.