This Weird New Physical Therapy Treatment For Back Pain Might Actually Work. Find Out If Dry Needling Is Right For You.

As a Doctor of Physical Therapy and small business owner, I’m always looking for new and innovative way to help my athletes conquer their injuries and return to their sport without pain. I’ve been incorporating dry needling into my treatments for the last 6 months and the results have been very promising. If you’re unfamiliar with dry needling, you can find more information here. I’ve used in on everything from back pain, hamstring strains, tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, neck pain and more. I typically prescribe 3-4 treatments over the course of a month.

In combination with other forms of manual therapy, strengthening and taping, dry needling can be a very effective treatment method. In fact, I’m using it on 75% of my clients! I’ve found it particularly helpful for these conditions:

If you’re an athlete in the Franklin, TN or Nashville, TN area and are interested in trying dry needling, just send us a TEXT. We’d be happy to answer your questions or help you schedule an appointment.

Some of the content for this blog is based a great article that discuses the many uses of dry needling as a physical therapy treatment method.


Josh Orendorf is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and owner of Paceline Physical Therapy in Franklin, TN. He is an Ironman triathlete and Boston Marathon qualifier. He has a passion for helping athletes conquer injury and return to sport without pain. He lives in Nashville, TN with his wife, Leigh, and their dog, Annie.