When the will is ready the feet are light – Proverb
Dry needling is a highly effective
technique that is used to treat long
standing and persistent verrucae.
Dry needling is a highly
effective technique that is
used to treat long standing
and persistent verrucae.
Verrucae develop in the upper layer of skin, known as the epidermis. The immune fighting cells are deeper, in a layer called the dermis.
Dry needling is carried out painlessly under local anaesthetic. Once the foot is numb, a technique which involves puncturing the lesion into the deeper layers of the skin is performed.
Dry needling helps to destroy the verrucae virus by:
Pushing the virus into the deeper adipose tissues, in order, to initiate an immune response so that the body can recognise and kill the virus.
The affected area is then dressed for 24 hours with most people only reporting slight soreness for a few days.
It generally only requires the one treatment but on occasion a follow up treatment may be needed.
If you have a Verrucae that just won’t respond to any other form of treatment therapy, then don’t despair, book a dry needling appointment today.
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