Introduction to Trigger Point Dry Needling
Learn a systematic approach to dry needling and gain an understanding of efficacy, history, and safety.
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- 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..
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1 History of Trigger Point Theories
2 Neurophysiology of Nocigenic Pain – Superficial Needling
3 Neurophysiology and the MTrP
4 Ethics of Dry Needling
5 Deep Dry Needling of the Lumbar Spine
6 Clinical Reasoning in Dry Needling
7 Obtaining Consent
8 Required Reading: Description of Dry Needling in Clinical Practice
9 Required Reading: Gerwin on Myofascial Pain Syndromes
10 Required Reading: Trigger Point Dry Needling (Dommerholt et. al. 1)
11 Required Reading: Myofascial Trigger Points (Dommerholt et. al. 2)
12 Required Reading: Integrating Dry Needling (Shah et. al.)