Gersten says she was skeptical of dry needling at first, but she’d recommend the treatment for others who suffer as she has.
“Kristin explained what areas she was working in and what was going on, and she broke it down in layman’s terms,” she said.
While it was uncomfortable at first, the results have been incredibly beneficial, she says. She’s hoping the therapy will be able to help her avoid invasive surgeries, including one on the spine, to address her chronic pain.
“It takes about three sessions before you totally relax,” she says. “In the beginning there’s anxiety and stress … but by the third time, you’re able to not have the anxiety any longer. Within five hours, I felt like a new person.”