Trigger Point Dry Needling for the Upper Extremity Therapist (Cincinnati, OH)

Mercy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, 4701 Creek Road, Suite 110
Cincinnati, OH 45242

20 Contact Hours

The main objective of this course is to provide instruction to Occupational Therapists/ Upper Extremity Physical Therapists in the application of Trigger Point Dry Needling. This will consist of Trigger Point Theories, 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 associated with active myofascial trigger points. The current knowledge about the mechanism 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 diagnosis. 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.

We will be seeking Ohio Physical Therapy CEUs

Start DateLengthLocationTimeExpert Instructor(s)Cost
April 13, 20192 Days (20 Hours)Cincinnati, OH8:00 am - 5:30 pm $900.00Book Now

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