This two-day course is open to Sports Therapists, Physiotherapists, or advanced level manual therapists who wish to learn trigger point location and dry-needling for Myofascial pain.
This two-day course is open to Sports Therapists, Health professionals or advanced level manual therapists at level 4 or above, who wish to learn trigger point location and dry-needling for Myofascial pain. On this course you will learn how to identify trigger points and their pain referral patterns in specific muscles and how to treat them safely and effectively with dry-needling.
Ideal for therapists who wish to expand their knowledge and skills base to incorporate dry needling into their practice.
History of dry needling
Basic understanding of the effect of dry-needling on the nervous system
An understanding of trigger points and their referred pain patterns
Safe and hygienic needle insertion and removal in a clinical setting
How to guide a client through their first acupuncture session
Hands on muscle location and identification
Gain experience locating trigger points in specific muscles
Using dry-needling to deactivate trigger points
A unique approach integrating Eastern and Western philosophies.
Dry-needling is a simple, safe and effective approach to working with pain which can be successfully integrated into the practice of almost any hands on qualified professional therapist.
CPD Credits: 16
Fee: £295.00 - (10% discount on first payment for STO Members, use code STO102022 - proof of membership will be required after booking).
Pre-requisite: Level 4 Sports Massage or Sports Therapy; Physiotherapy; Osteopathy; Chiropractic. If you are unsure if you are adequately qualified to attend, please email us before booking.
Date: 22nd - 23rd October 2022
Venue: AHG Training Centre. 79 Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1FL
**Please check with your local licensing authority and insurers before booking this course, as we are unable to offer advice on this.