Refresher Course in Trigger Point Dry Needling 2nd November 2019 CORK


Refresher Course in Trigger Point Dry Needling, 30th November 2019, Cork.

CPD Hours: 7

Course Fee: €130
Places: 12
VENUE: Cork Airport Hotel, CORK

Course Lecturer:

Sourjit Moharana. MIAP, MISCP.
PGOMT (Curtin University, Western Australia),
Master of Manual Therapy (Univ. of Western Australia),
Director, Cohesive Therapy Limited, Ireland.


This is a completely ‘PRACTICAL & PARTICIPANT LEAD’course developed to enhance the skills and build confidence of clinicians already practicing or trained in Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling Technique. Emphasis will be given to the practical, clinical reasoning component and safe techniques.


  1. Build confidence and improve skills in Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling techniques.

  2. Learn Safe & Alternative techniques used for many muscles.

  3. Get up-to-date knowledge of current research and evidences.


  1. Participant MUST have completed an Introductory / Foundation level course in trigger point dry needling from any of the course providers (21Hrs). The hours must be in line with training requirements set out in the ISCP Dry Needling guidelines. A copy of previous course completion certificate need to be submitted prior to attending the course. Our aim is to revise the needling techniques of the muscles listed below. It doesn’t matter if few of these muscles were not covered in the previous course you attended. This prerequisite is to ascertain that you have the knowledge of basic needling technique and theory around it.

  2. Practicing ‘Dry Needling’ MUST be within the scope of practice of the participant.

  3. Participant MUST have a valid professional indemnity insurance (personal / work based) covering training and practice of dry needling. Participants will need to sign a document indemnifying the course lecturer, assistant & host.


We aim to revise Trigger point dry needling techniques of the following muscles.
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, Rhomboids, Deltoid, Supraspinatus,Infraspinatus, Teres Major & Minor, Latissimus Dorsi, Subscapularis.
Spine: Posterior Cervical Paraspinals, Thoracic Spine, Quadratus Lumborum & Lumbar erector spinae.