Monthly Archives: June 2019

Healthcare Professionals should stay within their scope of practice

  It is vital that Physio Therapists and now more recently Physical Therapists stay within their scope of practice, and not offer acupuncture “dry needling” they are not sufficiently trained or licensed for. This is a real issue not only of professional ethics, but of health and safety. Within the current regulation vacuum it is reported that Physios and Physical Therapists PT are now being offered 2 day “dry needling courses to use in their clinics. This is outside of the scope of practice of both Physio Therapists and Physical Therapists not fully trained in the clinical use of Acupuncture. […]