Dry Needling Level I Denton TX Oct 2022

Dry Needling Courses

Course Description

26 hours/2.6 CCUs

“This course consists of 7 hours of online content plus 19 hours of live lecture and practical exercises over a 2-day period.

The online course includes exam questions for each lecture. This online portion must be completed before the practical course and will fulfill written examination requirements for dry needling courses.

The two-day intensive will prepare participants to treat most of the common diagnoses that involve myofascial pain. The importance of safety and clean techniques are taught and practiced throughout the workshop, ensuring that participants become accustomed to working with gloves and maintaining a neat and safe workspace throughout. They will practice the techniques of inserting, manipulating, removing, and disposing of the needles on the first morning of the course.

Students will learn and practice the use of superficial dry needling including fascia and scars, periosteal pecking, and deep dry needling of the buttock, thigh, shoulder, cervical, and lumbar muscles. Case studies are included to apply clinical reasoning and recognize common indications for dry needling. This course includes practical competency exams at the end of each day.”

Who can attend:

Only licensed clinicians with dry needling in their scope of practice may attend. There are exceptions for PT students when approved by their faculty.

Students receive a student certificate that does not allow them to dry needle. When the student graduates, they may contact IAOM-US for a clinician certificate.

Target Group: PT, OT, NP, L.Ac, PA’s, DC’s, DO’s, MD’s.

Instruction Level: Intermediate

Program Agenda-DRY NEEDLING level 1

Pre-approved in the following states

Contact info@iaom-us.com to verify approval in your state. Please contact us if you hold a Florida license.

For Pre-Approvals see the PDF - Continuing Education Accreditations & Approvals Requested and/or Received by Organization: PDF File

  • Financial: The instructor(s) receive an honorarium for presenting this course.
  • Non-financial: The instructor(s) have no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
  • We will not offer partial credit. Online courses: Passing an online exam and completing a course evaluation will be required to earn continuing education credit. Live courses: Participants must attend all the activities. Attendees must sign an attendance sheet for the course, placing their name, license number and state, and signature for both morning and afternoon attendance..

Objectives and Goals

Participants, upon completion of this course can expect to:
  • Understand and integrate myofascial concepts into the assessment and diagnosis of musculo-skeletal disorders
  • Understand neurophysiology of both Myofascial pain and mechanisms for needle de- activation of TrPs having reviewed current research in the field
  • Have improved skill and competency in assessing and locating MTrPs and an awareness of common referral patterns
  • Develop skill and competence in using dry needling for deactivation of MTrPs
  • Be able to set up a clean field needling station and perform safe needling techniques
  • Integrate best clinical practice with research evidence when introducing this technique into their clinical setting
  • Attain skills of dry needling for: posterior shoulder and cervical musculature, buttock and thigh muscles, low back, quadratus lumborum and iliopsoas muscles
  • Be aware of relationships of vessels, nerves and organs in relation to areas needled
  • Develop the skills to integrate the techniques learned in the course into the rehabilitation concept of their core discipline


D&D Sports Therapy
2118, San Jacinto Boulevard, Denton, Texas, 76205, United States


Jacqueline Doidge

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October 1, 2022 7:30 am

Instruction Hours

October 1, 2022
8:00 am – 6:00 pm

October 2, 2022
8:00 am – 6:30 pm


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