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Why Use Dry Needling?

Dry needling is a technique used to treat trigger point pain and myofascial pain, improve range of motion, and expedite healing after an injury. Dry needling can and often results in a complete absence of symptoms, even in severe and chronic pain conditions.

Other terms commonly used to describe dry needling, include acupuncture, trigger point dry needling, and intramuscular manual therapy.

Chesapeake Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine is the only provider in the Odenton, Maryland region with extensive training in both Dry Needling and Orthopedic Acupuncture.

Initial Consultation Required

An initial consultation with Dr. Smithmyer is required to find out if you are a candidate for dry needling. If you are determined to be a candidate, we can perform your first procedure the same day.


Quick & Painless

Dry Needling is quick and painless, you’re in and out of the office in 30 minutes.

Treatment Course

The number of procedures you will need will vary based on your specific condition, the amount of time you’ve had it, etc.

The Process

The Dry Needling process is repeated 2-5 times a week until maximum improvement is seen. Then a maintenance regimen is often prescribed to prevent recurrence. Maintenance may be as little as 1-2 times per month.

Absence Of Symptoms

Dry Needling can and often results in a complete absence of symptoms, even in severe pain conditions that have been present for years.


We Treat

With Dry Needling

Common Questions About Dry Needling

Am I A Candidate For Dry Needling ?

Patients suffering from any kind of pain, stiffness, soreness, limited range of motion, tight muscles, or to prevent injury are considered as candidates for Dry Needling.

I've Had Surgery. Can I Still Get Dry Needling?

Yes! Dry Needling is used post operatively everyday across the world. It actually helps you to heal faster. Studies show acupuncture and dry needling can speed up healing by 5 times.

Let Us Help You Regain Your Health

$40 Initial Consultation
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Call us at 410-694-7217 or use the form and we will contact you as soon as possible.


    1370 Odenton Road
    Suite B
    Odenton, MD 21113

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