West Virginia Status on Dry Needling for Physical Therapy


In a July 18, 2012, statement, West Virginia issued an opinion in support of Licensed Physical Therapists to perform Dry Needling. Click here to access the letter of approval.

Functional Dry Needling® Introductory Level 1 course approved for 27 continued education credits as of March 7, 2012. Click here to view the letter of approval. 

Functional Dry Needling® Advanced Level 2 approved for 27 continued education credits as of June 22, 2012.  Click here to view the letter of approval.

KinetaCore serves only as an educational resource to clinicians and does not make any claim on professional licensure.  It is always the practitioner's responsibility to determine what is within their scope of practice.  Participants are allowed to learn any technique through continuing education, but whether or not they can use this technique in their patient practice is determined by current licensing bodies.   KinetaCore is a strong advocate of advancing the field of physical therapy and will encourage physical therapists to continue to be advocates for their profession.

If you have specific questions about your scope of practice, please contact your licensing board.  KinetaCore recommends each practitioner be knowledgeable in their licensing body's current decisions and rulings.

For further information and experience with KinetaCore's Functional Dry Needling® we invite you to attend one of our Level 1 FDN training courses.

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