Dr. Jonathan Kuttner - NAT presenter, and winner of the NAMTPT lifetime achievement award (2014) for his contribution to trigger point therapy.
Dry needling is the use of acupuncture needles for the direct treatment of trigger points.
Dry needling shares many of the same ideas, approaches, and techniques as traditional Chinese acupuncture, but there are differences.
In this video, Dr. Jonathan Kuttner, who practices both acupuncture and dry needling, compares and presents the case for both modalities.
About Dr. Jonathan Kuttner
Dr Jonathan Kuttner (MBBCH, Dip Sports Med, Dip MSM, FRNZCGP, FAFMM) is a musculo-skeletal pain specialist who has spent the last 35 years in New Zealand working as a doctor, teacher and writer.
In 2014 Dr. Kuttner was the recipient of the NAMTPT Lifetime Award for Contribution to Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy.
Dr. Kuttner is regularly featured on national TV and radio.
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This trigger point therapy blog is intended to be used for information purposes only and is not intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment or to substitute for a medical diagnosis and/or treatment rendered or prescribed by a physician or competent healthcare professional. This information is designed as educational material, but should not be taken as a recommendation for treatment of any particular person or patient. Always consult your physician if you think you need treatment or if you feel unwell.
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