Dr. Hayes teaches and demonstrates Dry Needling - when and how to use it to better treat your patients.
This hands on course will prepare you to safely and successfully incorporate this technique into your practice. You will have the chance to practice this technique throughout the seminar so you are confident in your ability to perform dry needling when you leave the seminar!
You will get a supply of needles and necessities to take back to your office with you!
Superficial Dry Needling is a treatment method for soft tissue that affects enthesis disruptions and trigger points that, when done correctly, offers immediate pain relief for your patient.
This course will cover the safety of dry needling and the difference between dry needling and acupuncture, as well as ethical considerations for performing dry needling. We will discuss pain theory and the specifics of how a dry needle works.
You will be taught how to perform dry needling on each part of the body, how to insert the needles, where to insert the needles, how long to leave them in and much more. You will know confidently how to perform this technique to your patients when you are finished!
Recent research as well as past research demonstrates the effectiveness of dry needling, making it one of the emerging popular therapies today. However, if the practitioner is not skilled and fully understanding of how the needle works and how to determine the appropriate needle locations, the service can cause pain and discomfort, or poor outcomes.
Safety concerns as well as proper needle use and disposal will be emphasized.
Demonstrations of safe and appropriate handling of needles, clean needle technique and the OSHA needle safety standard will result in the participant clearly understanding dry needling and when and when it should not be used. The risks and potential complications of dry needling will be studied as well as how to identify potential adverse effects and how to manage emergencies.
You will be prepared to competently use this technique in your practice Monday Morning.