Dry Needling: Muscles for Self-Study

DDN = Deep Dry Needling
SDN = Superficial Dry Needling
MT = Manual Trigger Point Therapy

The upper Half of Body

  • Subclavius Muscle (SDN, MT)
  • Serratus Posterior Superior Muscle (SDN, MT)
  • Intercostales Muscles (SDN, MT)
  • Serratus Posterior Inferior Muscle (SDN, MT)
  • Palmaris Longus Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Muscle (SDN, MT)
  • Flexor Digitorum Superficialis Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Flexor Digitorum Profundus Muscle (SDN, MT)
  • Extensor Pollicis Longus Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Extensor Pollicis Brevis (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Extensor Indicis Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Flexor Pollicis Longus (SDN, MT)
  • Pronator Quadratus Muscle (SDN, MT)
  • Flexor Pollicis Brevis Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Opponens Pollicis Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Lumbricales Muscles of the Hand (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Opponens Digiti Minimi Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Flexor Digiti Minimi Brevis Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Abductor Digiti Minimi Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Digatricus Muscle (SDN, MT)

The Lower Extremities

  • Obturatorius Internus Muscle (SDN, MT)
  • Obturatorius Externus Muscle (SDN, MT)
  • Gemelli Muscles (SDN, MT)
  • Quadratus Femoris Muscle (SDN, MT)
  • Gracilis Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Vastus Intermedius Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Semitendinosus Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Semimembranosus Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Plantaris Muscle (SDN, MT)
  • Flexor Digitorum Longus (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Extensor Digitorum Longus Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Extensor Hallucis Longus Muscle (SDN, MT)
  • Flexor Digitorum Brevis Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Flexor Hallucis Brevis Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Adductor Hallucis Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Lumbricales Muscles of the Foot (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Flexor Digiti Minimi Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Abductor Digiti Minimi Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
  • Extensor Hallucis Brevis Muscle (DDN, SDN, MT)
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