Attorneys General Opinions Pertaining to Dry Needling

New Jersey Attorney General Opinion Pertaining to Dry Needling [PDF - 214 KB]

Physical therapists are not authorized to engage in the practice of dry needling.
— Christopher S. Porrino, New Jersey Attorney General
Dry needling is not within the scope of practice for physical therapists.
— Steven A. Wolf, Oregon Chief Counsel of the General Counsel Division
The practice of dry needling does not fall within the scope of practice of a licensed physical therapist.
— Robert W. Ferguson, Washington State Attorney General