Dry Needling

Dry Needling Registry applications are reviewed in the order by which they are received.
The Dry Needling Regulation promulgated by the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners became effective as of June 19, 2017. Review of the regulation is encouraged.
  • Dry Needling Continuing Education​
In order to perform dry needling in the State of Maryland, a physical therapist shall have at least 80 total hours of instruction. Details can be read by clicking on this link.

  • Approved Course Lists For Dry Needling Registration: 
APTA Maryland Dry Needling Sponsored Courses

The Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy Sponsered Courses

To verify a license, click here

If you have specific questions regarding the dry needling regulations, please email them to: Khadija.Ali1@Maryland.Gov​  or call Khadija Ali @ 410-913-1765.