IAMT is proud to provide advanced specialty courses that encompass a variety of manual therapy and sports medicine topics including: Advanced Sports Medicine Upper Extremity, Advanced Sports Medicine Lower Extremity, Manual Therapy Tool Kit, Trigger Point Dry Needling, Pelvic Floor for the Manual Therapist and many others. We will continue to offer new and exciting educational opportunities through our network of world renowned experts. For a list of our current panel of talented US and international instructors, please refer to the “Our Experts” section of our website.
Trigger Point Dry Needling – Level 1
This course is designed to teach physical therapists introductory level techniques for trigger point dry needling throughout the entire body. The course also presents the clinical reasoning, theory, and scientific rationale behind the application of dry needling and teaches the local and global proposed mechanisms that occur with its application. This course covers dry needling techniques surrounding the lumbar and cervical spine, the hip region, the thigh and lower leg, the shoulder, forearm and elbow region. This lab intensive course consists of a vast number of needling techniques in conjunction with functional case based treatments. A written and oral practical examination is performed at the end of this course. A score of 80% or higher will be required on both the written and practical examination to offer the certificate of completion.
It is your responsibility to know your state’s scope of practice regarding Trigger Point Dry Needling.
*The content and materials in this course are designed specifically for Physical Therapists*
A link to the require prereading documents will be sent via email with your registration confirmation. Please bring a pair of athletic shorts and a sport top to this course.
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