Master Dry Needling Level-1
By: Total Motion Release Seminars

Course Description

NAME OF COURSE : MASTER DRY NEEDLING – LEVEL 1

INSTRUCTOR – Ken Cooper, PT, DC, DAAPM
COURSE DURATION – 27 HOURS
FEE - $1095
TARGET AUDIENCE: PTs, ATs & DCs


PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This course is intended as an introductory course to utilize DN in clinical practice and is open to Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants. Students of these disciplines are welcome as long as they are in the upper levels of their course work. It will begin with a history of dry needling and its contrast and comparison to acupuncture. It will continue with its use in trigger points and myofascial pain syndromes. Also included will be musculotendinous, tenoperiosteal and ligamentous applications. A brief introduction to Neural Therapy, as taught by DeitrichKlinghardt, MD, PhD, and the application of DN therapy within a neural therapy context will be included. Also included will be an introduction to Total Motion Release, founded by Tom Dalonzo-Baker, PT, along with how it can enhance DN techniques clinically. Safety and the proper handling of potential blood borne pathogens associated with DN applications will be emphasized. The course is designed to place heavy emphasis on practical, hands-on practice. Participants will review clinical anatomy and practice DN treatment of each tissue and system covered throughout the course. Each attendee will be expected to sign a waiver and practice DN on a lab partner. The art of “needle palpation” will be covered. This includes identifying different subdermal tissues as the tip of the needle advances into the body including normal and abnormal muscle tissue, scar tissue, ligaments, tendons, musculotendinous junction, adipose and periosteum.


PREREQUISITES

State practice act that includes dry needling as being within scope of practice. Active malpractice insurance.

Materials Needed -Needles, gloves, sharps container, alcohol swabs and course manual; all materials are provided fpr Free as part of the course cost.

Course Details

  • Master Dry Needling Level-1
  • By:    Total Motion Release Seminars
  • Instructor:    KEN COOPER, PT ,DC, DAAPM
  • Total CE Hours:    27
  • Course Format:     Live In Person Seminar
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  • Location State:    Nevada
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  • Course Categories:     DC Continuing Education
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