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DN course taught w/ heavy IAOM influence?

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  • #1822

    Kevin Langan

    How much influence do the IAOM faculty have with the Dry Needling courses/faculty, offered through IAOM?

    I’d like to learn DN & I’m concerned some ‘artist’ will be the instructor. Preferably the IAOM DN courses would be a useful adjunct to all the other courses. Specifically, I’d like to learn insertion tendopathy ‘pecking’ for shoulder, elbow & knee. My fingers aren’t getting any younger from using transverse friction techniques on these areas & it’d be nice to replace with a technique that was equally as efficacious

  • #1823

    Joel Gaines

    Hi Kevin!

    The instructor for our Dry Needling courses, Jackie Doidge @jdoidge , has been heavily invested in the IAOM-US philosophy long before she started teaching for us. She has taken IAOM-US courses and she teaches in a way that is very much aligned with our approach.

    If you have any specific questions, I believe she is part of the group and can provide the answers you need. I’ll let her texture the conversation on some of the other things you mentioned.

    • This reply was modified 6 months ago by  Joel Gaines.
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    Yes, I am very familiar with the IAOM approach.  I was one of the ‘oldies’ who took courses in London from Cyriax himself and have taken several courses from IAOM over the years.  I still use this approach predominantly in my practice, and we teach the pecking in the first course.  Our courses are very aware of teaching integration into the practice of PT, not the ‘this is all you need do’ approach.  This is rather a very useful tool in your box of techniques to use.  The courses are hybrid, so you can learn the theory in the comfort of your home and by the end of the two day intensive, you’ll feel comfortable using it.

    • #1843

      Kevin Langan

      Wow Jacqueline, you’ve been ‘on the job’ much longer than I! Not saying your ‘experienced'(:-), but I started PT school in Australia the same year James Cyriax died! I’m looking forward to learning from you as soon as you schedule a course that’s a lot closer than Alaska. I’m sure you’ll love visiting Denver to hold a course here.

  • #1844

    Valerie Ann Phelps

    Kevin, i took my first course from Jacquie last fall and looking forward to taking my second course from her this September! Come on up to Alaska to study with us! It’s been way too long since I’ve seen you. AND Jacquie is a superb instructor and if you take the course with us, especially in Alaska, we’ll be all over the application and how it fits with IAOM methodology!

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    Yes, we love to teach in Alaska and will soon be there again.

    Kevin, if you have a look in the website, we have many more courses for the second half of this year.

    If you’re looking for next year, we’d love to find a venue in Colorado, so if you know of anyone who can host, we’ll be all over it!  We’re getting our bookings for next year now.

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