Upcoming Webinars 

Disclaimer

The analysis of any legal or medical billing is dependent on numerous specific facts — including the factual situations present related to the patients, the practice, the professionals and the medical services and advice. Additionally, laws and regulations and insurance and payer policies are subject to change. The information that has been accurate previously can be particularly dependent on changes in time or circumstances. The information contained in this web site is intended as general information only. It is not intended to serve as medical, health, legal or financial advice or as a substitute for professional advice of a medical coding professional, healthcare consultant, physician or medical professional, legal counsel, accountant or financial advisor. If you have a question about a specific matter, you should contact a professional advisor directly. CPT copyright American Medical Association. All rights reserved. CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.

Menu
Log in


Log in

Dry Needling 50 State Survey

State-by-State survey on whether dry needling is within the scope of practice for physical therapists.  If the state board has not made a statement either way, there will be and "N/A" under "Allowed".  If the state board has ruled that Dry Needling is within the scope of practice but do not regulate the practice, there will be an "N/A" under "Regulations". 

State

Allowed

Regulations

Alabama

Yes

N/A

Alaska

Yes

N/A

Arizona

Yes

Arizona PT Dry Needling

Arkansas

Yes

N/A

California

No

N/A

Connecticut

N/A

N/A

Colorado

Yes

Colorado PT Dry Needling

Delaware

Yes

Delaware PT Dry Needling

Florida

Yes

Florida PT Dry Needling

Georgia

Yes

Georgia PT Dry Needling

Hawaii

No

N/A

Idaho

Yes

Idaho PT Dry Needling

Illinois

Yes

Illinois PT Dry Needling

Indiana

Yes

Indiana PT Dry Needling

Iowa

Yes

N/A

Kansas

Yes

Kansas PT Dry Needling

Kentucky

Yes

N/A

Louisiana

Yes

Louisiana PT Dry Needling

Maine

Yes

Maine PT Dry Needling

Maryland

Yes

Maryland PT Dry Needling

Massachusetts

N/A

N/A

Michigan

N/A

N/A

Minnesota

N/A

N/A

Mississippi

Yes

Mississippi PT Dry Needling

Missouri

N/A

N/A

Montana

Yes

Montana PT Dry Needling

Nebraska

Yes

Nebraska PT Dry Needling

Nevada

Yes

Nevada PT Dry Needling

New Hampshire

Yes

New Hampshire PT Dry Needling

New Jersey

No

N/A

New Mexico

Yes

New Mexico PT Dry Needling

New York

No

N/A

North Carolina

Yes

N/A

North Dakota

Yes

N/A

Ohio

Yes

N/A

Oklahoma

Yes

Analysis of Competencies for Dry Needling by Physical Therapists Report prepared for the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy

Oregon

No

N/A

Pennsylvania

N/A

N/A

Rhode Island

Yes

N/A

South Carolina

Yes

N/A

South Dakota

Yes

South Dakota PT Dry Needling

Tennessee

Yes

Tennessee PT Dry Needling

Texas

Yes

Read the Attorney Generals opinion

Utah

Yes

Utah PT Dry Needling

Vermont

Yes

N/A

Virginia

Yes

Guidance Document no longer posted

Washington

No

N/A

West Virginia

Yes

N/A

Wisconsin

Yes

N/A

Wyoming

Yes

Wyoming PT Dry Needling

Wyoming OT Dry Needling

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software