Myofascial trigger points and tender points which appear in soft tissue, and are painful sites, reflect abnormal nervous system activity associated with many neuro-musculo-skeletal conditions that are treated in offices of healthcare providers. The procedure known as Dry Needling is an important tool for diagnosing, treating and monitoring changes in myofascial trigger/tender points. During this procedure, a sterile, very thin, solid filament needle is inserted into tissue that may be associated with one or a number of a patient's complaints., One or a number of needles may be used, and the procedure may be performed during more than one office visit. The number of needles, and the frequency of the procedure, will depend entirely on the patient's condition at each office visit. There is little to no pain with this procedure.