DNUE: Dry Needling for the Upper Extremity Therapist – Greensboro, NC

Jan. 27, 2024 8:00 am – Jan. 28, 2024 5:30 pm

Benchmark Physical Therapy
3935 Brian Jordan Pl. Ste. 119
High Point, NC
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IAMT’s Dry Needling for the Upper Extremity Therapist is designed to provide dry needling instruction to Occupational and Physical Therapists that have a clinical focus in upper extremity musculoskeletal management. This will consist of a variety of dry needling theories and rationales and will include dry needling history, models of treatment, indications/ contraindications, OSHA standards, safety and applications of TDN in the upper extremities. This course will review the current information related to the role of myofascial trigger points on neuro-musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction and to provide instruction and practical training for using dry needling to treat pain and movement disorders. The current knowledge about the mechanisms of effect and the literature related to the effects of dry needling on various neuro-musculoskeletal disorders will be discussed in this course. Dry needling techniques will be taught for a variety of OT neuro-musculoskeletal diagnoses. An examination is performed at the end of this course to offer the certificate of completion. A score of 80% or higher will be required on both the written and practical examination. This course is designed specifically for Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists who specialize in Upper Extremity. 

**It is your responsibility to know your state’s scope of practice regarding Dry Needling.**

Course Level: Introductory

Prerequisites: None

Audience: PT/OT

Contact Hrs: 4 hrs Online/16 hrs Live

Live Course Hours:
Saturday – 8:00am – 5:30pm
Sunday – 8:00am – 5:30pm

Instructor: Keri Rogers