Dry Needling, the JOSPT, and BiM

Last June JOSPT released a systematic review and meta-analysis of trigger point dry needling (TDN) (1); and during this past year, some classmates and I reviewed it.  There was indeed mixed feelings about the review and the topic itself.  I know this is a hot/touchy topic in PT right now and it’s a very “sexy” treatment idea, but I think if we are continuing to push towards an evidence based field (i.e. science based)…we should pump the breaks a bit with TDN. Continue reading