The stimulation of the epidermis, dermis, and deeper layers of skin tissues via needling can have profound effects throughout the body. The epidermis and nervous system tissue are derived from ectoderm. Dermis and muscles are derived from mesoderm. There must be some connection when you stimulate epidermis or dermis since these tissues are derived from the same germ cells. There networks of fascia and energy throughout the body that can impact orthopedic conditions and recovery. Utilizing acupuncture point connections and meridians we can help where fascia or other tissues are restricted or energy is blocked.