Medical Acupuncture (some times referred to as Western Medical Acupuncture or Dry Needling) is a therapeutic modality involving the insertion of fine needles. Very helpful in both acute pain and chronic pain and especially effective with Back Pain and Neck Pain.
Medical Acupuncture, is an adaptation of Chinese Acupuncture. using current knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology, and the principles of evidence based medicine.
Although Medical Acupuncture originated from Chinese Acupuncture, it uses the relatively recent discoveries of neurotransmitters and neuroplasticity to explain the effects of Acupuncture on the body.