Risks Associated with Dry Needling

Potential Adverse (Unwanted) Risks:

punctured lung
vasovagal response – feeling lightheaded or flushed
muscle soreness
• fatigue
• bruising
• pain during insertion
fainting – typically occurs in individuals who have had prior issues with needles (i.e. giving blood)

Many of these adverse effects above are extremely rare. However, if you are nervous of any of these symptoms please talk with your ICTMJC doctor prior to receiving Dry Needling Therapy.

Who Should Not Try Dry Needling?

Individuals who should not receive Dry Needling or beware of Dry Needling include someone who:

denies consent
• has a high level of fear/apprehension
• has a bleeding disorder(s) or is on anti-coagulant medications
• is pregnant
• has an infection/illness
• has an unstable bone injury
• has a malignant tumor
• has a pacemaker
• around breast implants or other implants
• on or near a joint replacement

Some of these listed conditions or fears above are relative-contraindications, not absolute. Ask our Doctors of Chiropractic if you have questions or concerns with any of these.



By accepting you will be accessing a service provided by a third-party external to https://www.ictmjc.com/

Have a Question?

Do you have a question about chiropractic care, fitness or nutrition?  We would love to hear from you, and we might even turn your question into our next blog post!

Ask a Question

Blog Topics

Soft Tissue Therapy Cost Plateau Squat Myofascial Release Insurance orthotics treatment options stability mental health Chiropractic crossfit 1MillionCups home stretches Pain Lumbar Roll Feet Adjustment Mobility Low Back Pain Stop Light Physical Therapy healthcare chiropractic health Seek Chiropractor Rolling Patterns Wichita knee joint Membership Plan #bellybreathing squat inflammation postpartum #FootPain #growingwichita #deepsquat Sitting Posture PlantarFasciitis gaming Sitting Help Acupuncture Heel Pain #wholefoods WestWichitaChiropractor pregnancy ChiropracticOffice weekend crawling physical therapy 2018 esports functional chiropractor Neurology Latissimus Dorsi tummytime Running motorpatterns kansas GoTime Exercise Home Stretches Squats membership plan lifting mechanics BackPain Lifting elbow pain Recovery Body Awareness myths DryNeedling #HipPain guest blog bodyawareness Equipment ICT Core Strength #hipstrength Accupuncture squats patriotic Foot Pain Glute Muscles WichitaChiropractor rehabilitation doula sport injuries Rehabilitation Sprinting Self Help Shoulder Pain culture foot complaint Orthotics #somethingsbrewingict Mobility Drill Gym #Running #Wichita GroupTraining pain management How to reduce pain plantar fasciitis MRI awareness Understanding Pain Handout Crossfit Top 5 Treatment Options test FoamRollingFriday Limitation Performance Healthcare Dry Needling Health conditioning Headaches FootExercise Toe Mid-Back Pain DNS community Strain Pectoralis Muscles FAQ performance #KneePain Inflammation RunningShoes Nerve Pain knee function 5K Disc Herniation Foam Rolling Tension Conservative Care movement screen SportsChiropractor foot pain Education adjustment ChiropracticPhysician Fitness Class Functional Core Shoes Shoulder bodyweight BeginningExercise parenting #freemuscletherapy #races Myths Healing wichita tag2 seminar Grand Opening race Hip Flexors WSU #1millioncupsict muscletherapy sports Breathing rollingpatterns Taping WestWichita Inner Thigh chiropractor Massage Fitness chiropractors Movement Mechanics Compression Sleeves sara skiles childbearing Wet Needling Payment ShoeShopping Rhomboid Muscles dairy free #RunningPain rhomboid muscles ICTrunning stress allergies Elbow Pain Conditioning toe functionality Adductors running Company Announcements #localfarmers development knee health Cupping Therapy #localbusiness entrepreneur Yoga disc herniation HamstringStrain knee pain Information Pain Management

Subscribe to Our Blog

Move HEALTHY.               Feel HEALTHY.              Live HEALTHY.