The Integrated Clinical Dry Needling Course provides clinicians with an understanding of the history of dry needling, dry needling mechanisms, evidence for the utilization of dry needling, needle handling, and safety, pain education, and clinical application and utilization of dry needling techniques.
About the Course
The Integrated Clinical Dry Needling Course provides clinicians with an understanding of the history of dry needling, dry needling mechanisms, evidence for the utilization of dry needling, needle handling and safety, pain education, and clinical application and utilization of dry needling techniques. The course will also cover specific rules and regulations specific to the state of the course. Additionally, participants will be able to integrate the basics of pain sciences into their clinical practices. All participants will review trigger points, patient positioning, relevant anatomy including vasculature, nervous tissue, and viscera, and dry needle techniques and needle handling for all listed muscles.
Dr. Mark Milligan is an orthopedic manual therapist that specializes in the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal spinal conditions and is Board Certified in Orthopaedics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy. He is also certified in dry needling and in Therapeutic Pain Science.
8:00 – 8:30 Foundation of Dry Needling Lecture
8:30 – 9:45 Safety, Needle Precautions Lecture
9:45 – 11:15 Vastus Intermedius, Vastus Lateralis, VMO
11:15 – 12:00 Tibialis Posterior
12:15 – 1:15 Lunch- Case Report Hip Pain
1:15 – 2:45 Glute Medius, Glute Minimus, Piriformis
2:45 – 3:45 Medial/Lateral Hamstrings
3:45 – 4:30 Gastroc/Soleus
4:30 – 5:30 Muscle Check-Off
8:00 – 8:30 Round Robin Practice
8:30 – 9:30 Infraspinatous/Supraspinatous
9:30 -10:30 Lumbar and Cervical Spine
10:30 -11:30 Upper Trap/levator
11:30 -12:30 Lunch- Case Report Heel pain
12:30 – 1:00 Rectus Capitis Posterior Minor/Major
1:00- 2:00 Pec Major and Subscapularis
2:00 – 3:00 Pectineus
3:00 – 3:30 Adductor Longus/Brevis
3:30 – 4:00 Adductor Magnus
4:00 -5:00 Skills Checkoff
5:00 – 5:30 Exam and Review
- Lecture on history, types, mechanisms, evidence of dry needling.
- Lecture on safety, sharps safety, and bloodborne pathogens
Face-to-Face Contact Hours: 19
Total Contact Hours: 22.5
Total Price for Course: $1,250