Introduction to Dry Needling
Start: 24th March 2018 @ 09:30am
End: 25th March 2018 @ 13:00pm
AECC University College
Parkwood Campus, Bournemouth, Dorset, England
** This seminar is open to chiropractors including final year chiropractic students, physiotherapists and osteopaths. It is the delegates’ responsibility to ensure they have professional indemnity insurance to cover the use of dry needling before attending this seminar **
This seminar is designed to introduce the techniques of dry needling using acupuncture needles in the treatment of myofascial trigger points.
These techniques offer a safe and effective way to rapidly deactivate points using sub-dermal and intramuscular needling techniques. The course is highly practical and delegates are normally confident to needle their patients after the seminar.
0930 – Welcome and Introduction to Dry Needling
0945 – History of Acupuncture
1000 – Traditional and Western medical theories of mechanism of action.
1100 – Coffee
1120 – Safety and side effects.
1145 – Myofascial model for Dry needling
1215 – Expected clinical outcomes in Dry Needling
1245 – Questions
1300 – Lunch
1345 – Practical – Needling technique.
1430 – Practical – Myofascial syndromes affecting the Knee
1500 – Local, segmental and meridian approaches to treating Knee conditions.
1530 – Tea
1545 – Practical – Myofascial syndromes of the lower leg
1615 – Local, segmental and meridian approaches to treating Ankle and Foot conditions.
1700 – Finish
0915 – Practical – Meridian and myofascial needling for conditions affecting the Forearm, wrist and hand.
1030 – Demonstration of safe needling technique for the Neck
1100 – Coffee
1120 – Practical – Cervical spine and Shoulder
1215 – Practical – Low back, Hip and Pelvis
1300 – Finish
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