Dry needling is extremely effective in eliminating muscle spasm and those painful knots or trigger points that just don’t seem to resolve with massage. In the right hands dry needling is a powerful, safe and drug-free way to treat a wide variety of muscular aches and pains.

Dry needling, an effective treatment for:

  • Back & hip painDry needling
  • Piriformis syndrome
  • Neck & shoulder pain
  • Headache
  • Sports injuries
  • Back related hamstring pain

How Dry Needling Works

Dry needling involves inserting an extremely fine acupuncture needle into tight contracted areas of muscle known as trigger points. The increased nerve and blood flow, to the contracted muscle, resulting in the muscle relaxing and the source of pain being eliminated.

Why Choose Dry Needling at Spine Smart


At Spine Smart we are leaders in the field of Dry Needling. Senior clinician and founder of Spine Smart, Brett Rawlings, is responsible for the development of the first
Dry Needling course in a health science degree in Australia and lectured in Dry Needling for 10 years. He has also delivered post-graduate education programs to health professionals and been using dry needling to treat painful conditions for 20 years.

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