Dry Needling Course Details
We offer Introductory, Advanced and Refresher level courses. In each section below, you can find further information about Course content, Learning objectives, Course pre-requisites and other details. If you need a date specific detailed course flyer, please contacts us via 'Application Form' page or e-mail email@example.com.
CPD Hours: 21
COURSE OVERVIEW & CONTENT:
The aim of this course is to introduce the concept of ‘Trigger Point Dry Needling’ to clinicians and develop relevant practical and clinical reasoning skills. It aims to improve a). Theoretical knowledge covering physiology of trigger points & their referral patterns, b). Indications, Contraindications of needling, c). Safe needling practice, d). Various needling techniques, e). Palpation skills and Clinical Surface Anatomy, and f). the concept of integrated therapeutic approach along with traditional manual therapy techniques. This course is complemented with real case studies and participants should be able to use the techniques immediately after completion of the course.
Trigger point dry needling of Lumbar erector spinae, Quadratus Lumborum, Iliopsoas, Gluteal muscles, Piriformis & Short external Rotators, TFL, Adductors, Quadriceps, Hamstrings, Calf muscles, Scapulo-humeral and Scapulo-thoracic Muscles, Posterior Cervicals and their attachments, and thoracic erector spinae muscles will be covered.
Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:
1. No prior experience in needling or trigger point therapy course required.
2. Participant MUST have a valid professional indemnity insurance covering training and practice of dry needling, and will need to sign a document indemnifying the course lecturer, assistant & host.
3. Participant MUST be a qualified clinician (e.g. Physiotherapist, Chiropractor, Osteopath etc.) and trigger point dry needling MUST be within the scope of professional practice.
Standard Fee €500.
EARLY BIRD FEE €480 applicable to all including ISCP / CSP members. After 'Early-Bird Period' €500.
EARLY BIRD FEE €450 for Eligible Students / Fresh Graduates (Must have qualified within last 1 year of the course date and will need to submit evidence of same), After 'Early-Bird Period' €480.
Course fee includes a fully descriptive Coloured Course manual, One complementary Sharps box and FREE practice needles.
CPD Hours: 14
COURSE OVERVIEW & CONTENT:
This course is for clinicians who aim to advance their skills in ‘Trigger Point Dry Needling’ of smaller and trickier muscles. This will give clinicians a whole new prospective of managing many common conditions those are managed otherwise and open up new scope of practice. Emphasis will be given on integrating new skills with traditional manual therapy techniques. Many real case studies are included to enhance the clinical reasoning skills.
Trigger point dry needling of muscles of following area will be covered.
Following learning outcomes are expected. Upon completion participants should be able to
As this is an advanced level course, the participant MUST have some needling experience. The basics of needling, neuro-physiology, safety aspects etc. will not be covered at this level. Participants of this course MUST have completed Introductory/Foundation level course in trigger point dry needling or any other relevant acupuncture course. It doesn’t matter who the previous course provider was. Participant MUST have a valid professional indemnity insurance covering training and practice of dry needling, and will need to sign a document indemnifying the course lecturer, assistant & host.
Standard Rate: €320
EARLY BIRD FEE €300 (within specified period). (Please refer to the course flyer for details);
This is a completely PRACTICAL and PARTICIPANT LED course developed to enhance the skills and build confidence in clinicians already practicing or trained in Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling Technique. Emphasis is given to the practical, clinical reasoning component and safe techniques. Many alternative techniques for many muscles are also taught in this course.
Trigger point dry needling of the following muscles is covered.
Muscles of Lower Limb: Gluteus Maximus, Medius & Minimus, Piriformis & Short external Rotators, Iliopsoas, Tensor Fasciae Latae, Pectineus, Adductor Longus, Brevis & Magnus, Gracilis, Sartorius, Quadriceps, Hamstrings, Gastrocnemius, Soleus, Popliteus.
Muscles of Upper Limb: Trapezius (Upper, Middle, Lower), Levator Scapulae, Deltoid, Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Major & Minor, Latissimus Dorsi, Subscapularis.
Spine: Posterior Cervical Paraspinals, Thoracic Paraspinals, Quadratus Lumborum & Lumbar erector spine.
COURSE FEE: €130. Places will be offered on first come first served and full course fee paid basis.