Dry Needling Rulings

South Dakota

Is Dry Needling Legal in South Dakota?
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  • In September 2010, the South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners voted against dry needling, however, in December 2010, the Board agreed to develop an Advisory Position on Dry Needling.
  • In February 2018, the South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners approved dry needling by physical therapists.