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Wyoming OT Dry Needling

Licensed occupational therapists may use dry needling techniques on patients. Occupational therapists must be able to demonstrate that they have received dry needling training that meets the Board’s requirements.

Dry needling training must include a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours of live, face-to-face post professional instruction in dry needling.

Dry needling training must include: anatomy, training in indications for dry needling, contraindications for dry needling, potential risks, proper hygiene, proper use and disposal of needles, and appropriate selection of clients.

Occupational therapists who practice dry needling must retain written records of receiving dry needling training and present these records to the Board upon request.

Occupational therapy assistants or other support personnel may not perform dry needling techniques.

Reference

083.0001.3 Wyo. Code R. Ch.3 ยง 6

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