Hurst Podiatry Blog

Is trigger point dry needling painful?

The treatment is largely painless as the needles used in dry needling are very fine. They may create a very small prick feeling, but for most people they may only feel this initial prick feeling or feel nothing at all.

If you end up need dry needling in the arch of the foot, this may be the exception to the rule and it can be painful for some patients.

If you find the treatment painful you can always just let us know and we can work with you to manage your pain.

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