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Welcome to The Cape Hand Clinic - Dry Needling Services

At our physiotherapy clinic in Cape Town, we are pleased to offer professional Dry Needling services. Our team of skilled physiotherapists utilizes Dry Needling techniques to provide effective pain relief and promote faster recovery for our patients.

What is Dry Needling?

Dry Needling is a specialized technique that involves inserting thin, sterile needles into specific trigger points or tight muscles to relieve pain, improve muscle function, and accelerate the healing process. Contrary to acupuncture, Dry Needling targets the musculoskeletal system and focuses on releasing muscular tension and promoting tissue healing.

Professional Expertise and Care

Our physiotherapists are highly trained in Dry Needling techniques and have extensive experience in its application. They possess a deep understanding of anatomy and muscle function, allowing them to identify the precise trigger points that contribute to your pain or discomfort. With their expertise and gentle touch, our team ensures a safe and effective Dry Needling experience.

Individualized Treatment Approach

We believe in personalized care tailored to your unique needs. During your initial consultation, our physiotherapists will conduct a thorough assessment to identify the underlying causes of your pain or dysfunction. Based on this assessment, they will develop a customized treatment plan that incorporates Dry Needling as part of a comprehensive approach to address your specific condition.

Pain Relief and Faster Recovery

Dry Needling is known for its ability to provide rapid pain relief and accelerate the healing process. By targeting trigger points and releasing muscle tension, it can alleviate muscle spasms, improve blood circulation, and promote the body's natural healing response. Our physiotherapists combine Dry Needling with other evidence-based treatments to optimize your recovery and help you achieve your treatment goals.

Safety and Precautions

Your safety and comfort are our utmost priorities. We strictly adhere to sterilization protocols, ensuring that all needles used during Dry Needling sessions are sterile and disposed of properly. Our physiotherapists have undergone extensive training to perform Dry Needling safely and minimize any potential discomfort. Throughout the process, open communication is encouraged, allowing you to provide feedback and address any concerns.

Experience the Benefits of Dry Needling

If you are seeking an effective and drug-free approach to pain relief and accelerated healing, Dry Needling may be the solution for you. Our clinic is dedicated to providing exceptional Dry Needling services in a supportive and compassionate environment. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and experience the benefits of Dry Needling firsthand.

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Why Choose Us

“Each of our clients is unique and their treatment needs may differ. That’s why we take an individual approach to understanding the specific needs and goals of each of our clients. We customize treatment plans to suit our clients’ needs..”

Nureesah Hendricks

frequently asked questions

Do you have any questions?


We consult Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 5pm. In case of an emergency, special arrangements can be made on weekends and after hours.

Hand injuries will require a 30 minute session which includes assessment and treatment. Shoulder, back and neck injuries/pain will require a 1 hour session.

No, you can schedule an appointment without a refferal. We are first line practioners and are able to diganose your condition. Furthermore, we have orthopedic upper limb specialists on site which will enable effective medical management. 

In general, we charge for the physiotherapy modalities used in your session. The cost of your session may vary depending on the treatment required on the day. You are welcome to contact us for a quote.

We charge medical aid rates; however, we are a cash based practice and accept payment on the day. You are welcome to submit your physiotherapy invoice to your medical aid for reinbursement.

Yes, you can pay with all major cards except "American Express".

Our practice is POPI Act complaint. Please refer to our POPI guide.

Bussiness Hours

Monday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday 08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday CLOSED