Dry Needling Caused a Collapsed Lung

This isn’t the first time that an unqualified practitioner has injured an athlete with an acupuncture needle.  Licensed acupuncturists are far less likely to cause such harm given the extensive training required.  However, many people believe a physical therapist to have better education and training and are willing to trust them to do dry needling (another term for acupuncture).  They do have extensive training, but not in dry needling or acupuncture.  This modality needs to be left to only those with the proper training… LICENSED acupuncturists.  This is the link to the full article…

Olympic Freeskier Attributes Collapsed Lung to Dry Needling

Lorraine Harris, Licensed Acupuncturist
Asheville, NC