Dry Needling Expert Witnesses

Dry needling expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on dry needling. The dry needling expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Acupuncturist, Athletic Training, Chiropractic, Otolaryngology, and Physical Therapy.

Rich Woolley, DC, MS, ATC, CMTPT/DN

Wasilla, Alaska
Chiropractic, Athletic Training - Cervical Manipulation and Stroke, Dry Needling, Dry Needling Injury, Collapsed Lung, Pneumothorax, Spinal Epidural Hematoma, Nerve Injury, Infection, Abscess, Needling Implants (Shunts, Spinal Cord Stimulators, Pacemakers, Breast Implants, Etc.)
Dr. Woolley holds a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, a Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation (Magna cum laude) and a Doctorate of Chiropractic. He is a BOC certified athletic trainer and practicing chiropractor. He is certified in dry needling and is an assistant dry needling instructor for Myopain Seminars. His area of focus as an expert witness involves dry needling injuries and adverse reactions as well as cervical manipulation and stroke.

James W. Ochi, MD

San Diego, California
Otolaryngology, Acupuncturist - Hearing Loss, Facial Pain, Tubes, Tinnitus, Vertigo, Dizziness, Chronic Sinus Disease, Sinusitis, Facial Fractures, Septoplasty, ENT, Voice, Throat Pain, Turbinate Reduction, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Tonsillectomy, Acupuncture, Electroacupuncture, Collapsed Lung, Dry Needling, Child Abuse
Award-winning surgeon. Double board-certified in Otolaryngology and Medical Acupuncture. Active clinical practice. 30+ Years Experience. Mayo Clinic Educated. Experienced Expert Reviewer for the Medical Board of California. Author of numerous peer-reviewed articles. Invited speaker. Experience testifying at deposition and trial.

Dr. Jessica Chiovaro, PT, DPT

Missoula, Montana
Physical Therapy - Outpatient orthopedics, workman's compensation, MVA, falls, balance, personal injury, chronic pain, dry needling, spine injury, spinal rehab, joint replacements, CRPS
Jessica Chiovaro, PT, DPT is a practicing physical therapist and expert in the field of physical therapy as a practitioner and clinic manager. Jessica has 14 years of clinical experience in the outpatient orthopedic setting. She has extensive experience working with post-operative rehabilitation, geriatrics, spine injuries, chronic pain and acute injuries that are treated on a daily basis. Jessica also has participated in several depositions starting in 2009 and served as an expert witness in trial. Her experience for over 14 years gives her an advantage of explaining medical diagnosis and anatomy to the common person. With meticulous documentation standards in her own practice, these skills will also be delivered to her report writing and research that becomes an asset for both plaintiffs and defense.