DRY NEEDLING COURSE…New dates just released for June 2022! Book Soon.
In-line with recent new regulations, this CPD course covers all requirements requested by insurance companies.
We are delighted to be bringing in an expert tutor in Dry Needling to run this intensive practical 3 DAY course in Dry Needling. Places are limited to meet HSE guidelines during Covid19.Limited places remaining!
Pre-Entry Requirements : ITEC Level 4 Cert in Sports Massage,Physical Thearpy,Physiotherapy,GPs,NMT, Athletic rehab therapists… or Equivalent.
This workshop will
•The workshop will cover detailed theory and practical application of needles, benefits and contraindications
•Hygiene and safety
•The use of needles on all major muscles and joints such as ankles, Achilles tendons, Tibialis anterior, Gastrocnemius, Quadriceps, IT band, Knee joint, Knee ligaments, Hamstrings, Hip, Piriformis, Gluteals, Erector Spinae, SI Joint, Trapezius, Levator Scapulae, Scalanes, Shoulder, Wrist flexors/extensors
• Electrotherapy treatment with needles
•Utilise up to date neurophysiological ideas.
•You will immediately acquire a new modality of treatment which can be used to effectively aid in improving a wide range of problems for your patients.
•Insurance will be available via Balens on provision of a certificate on
successful completion of course.
•Course recognized by most major insurers
Dates: 24th-26th June 2022.
Times: Each day 9.30 am – 4.30 pm
Who can apply: Students need to have the ITEC Level 4 Cert in Sports Massage or equivalent…NMT,Physical Therapy,Physiotherpist,GPs,etc
Cost: €500. Booking deposit of €200 required on application. Booking online available.
NOTE: Limited places….Book early as this workshop has Sold Out on previous dates!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the contact list when next dates are released.
What is Dry Needling?
Dry needling is an invasive procedure whereby solid filament (acupuncture) needles are inserted into the skin and muscle directly at a myofascial triggerpoint. A myofascial triggerpoint (sometimes known as a knot) consists of multiple contraction knots, which are related to the production and maintenance of the pain cycle.
The approach is based on Western anatomical and neurophysiological principles which are not to be confused with the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) technique of acupuncture.
What can Dry Needling help?
Dry needling can be used for a variety of musculoskeletal problems. Muscles are thought to be a primary contributing factor to the symptoms. Conditions which respond to dry needling include, but are not limited to:
Headaches, Frozen Shoulder Tennis elbow Carpal tunnel syndrome Golfer’s elbow Buttock pain Leg pain Hamstring strains Shin splints Muscle Spasms Fibromyalgia Sciatic Pain Hip Pain Knee Pain Repetitive Strain Injuries. Shoulder strains
Places cannot be reserved without deposits, as numbers must be confirmed. Deposits are completely non-refundable. The remaining fee is payable in full on the first day of the workshop. imst.ie