Dry Needling

Dry Needling Registry applications are currently being reviewed in order of receipt.

The Board will provide additional information regarding the Dry Needling Registration Process in the coming weeks.

Dry Needling Registration Application Form.


  • Dry Needling Regulations​ ​​

    The Dry Needling Regulations promulgated the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners are effective as of June 19, 2017.   This includes the Standards of Practices in Performing Dry Needling.

  • Dry Needling Continuing Education​

    Registration of Minimum Education and Training Necessary to Perform Dry Needling has a one-year delayed effective date and will become effective October 1, 2018.

If you have specific questions regarding the dry needling regulations, please email them to: mdh.dryneedling@maryland.gov .  The Board will develop a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document based upon inquiries sent to the email address. - (Revised 8/17)