Dry Needling Level 1
Dry Needling by and for Acupuncturist
Dates: Friday July 20th through Sunday July 22nd
Times: Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm; Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm; Sunday 9:00am to 4:00pm
Introduction to Dry Needling of Trigger Points
Why Study dry needling?
History of Trigger Points
Intro to neurobiology of pain
Intro to structure/pathophysiology of a TrP
Difference between trigger and motor points
Palpation (note, this is a palpation heavy class)
Identifying anatomical landmarks relevant to DN
Identifying origin, insertion, borders and fiber direction of muscles
Ability to identify underlying anatomy
Major nerves, blood vessels, organs, bones, etc
Methods of palpating TrPs
Identify bands, contraction nodules
Palpating for LTR
Muscles to be covered with emphasis on palpation and needle technique
Head / Neck
Arm / Shoulder
Also covered will be pain referral patterns, potential nerve and vascular entrapments, autonomic concomitants, and differential diagnoses.
It is highly recommended that you review musculoskeletal anatomy and at least basic orthopedic testing prior to taking this course.
There are no PDA’s or CEU’s for this seminar.
Joshua Swart, L.Ac. and Matthew Reed, L.Ac., are the founders of Chinese Medicine That Works, Ltd. They have taught needling skills seminars and assisted in motor point seminars.
Joshua Swart, L.Ac. has been practicing dry needling since 2009, and uses dry needling (trigger and motor points) and distal acupuncture. Matthew has studied dry needling techniques for five years and uses dry needling almost exclusively in his clinic. His practice focuses on Orthopedics and sports medicine, including Anthony Lombardi’s EXSTORE® system of assessment.
Save $55.00 and register by May 31st, 2018!
Refunds: There are no refunds. A credit towards a future CMTW seminar will be granted.
Venue: Embassy Suites, Carrier Circle, Syracuse NY
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