needling

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needling

[′nēd·əl·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
Underpinning the upper part of a building with horizontally placed timber or steel beams.
(mining engineering)
Cutting holes or ledges in a coal bed or rock surface for receiving the ends of timber supports.

needling

1. Attaching a base coat of thatch onto the battens of a thatched roof; by sewing them together with a large, flat metal needle.
2. A needle beam which provides temporary support of a load.
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In addition to physical therapy, SSPT also offers running assessments, bike fits, Pilates, and trigger point dry needling.
However, fol lowing the four sessions of myofascial trigger point dry needling in our case report, the patient reported a 32-point change on a 100-point scale in her neck disability index score along with a 28-point change on a 100-point scale in her headache disability index score.
Part 1 outlines the neurological and physiological effects of myofascial trigger point dry needling on both the connective tissue and fascia; effortlessly incorporating current research.