Level 2 Dry Needling with Cadaver Anatomy

Part 1 Online

Duration (in minutes):   5H Total On-Line Contact Time

120.00 Pre-course reading: 5 articles to read followed by a 10 question online quiz

20:13 Part 1: Tensegrity: The effect of MTrP’s on Tensegrity

19:45 Part 2: The use of Electrical Stimulation with Dry Needling; Enhancing Intramuscular Stimulation

25:39 Part 3: Adverse Events in Dry Needling

15:22 Part 4: Nutritional Deficiencies as Perpetuating Factors in Myofascial Pain

39:22 Part 5: Temporomandibular Dysfunction; The Use of Dry Needling in Treatment of TMD

60:00 Assessments: each Video Module is followed by 6 Assessment questions, participants are credited a total of 95:00 minutes of contact time for the completion of all assessments. The last assessment is followed by a Course Evaluation Survey

Part 2 Practical

It is Mandatory for course participants to complete the on-line portion of this course PRIOR to the in-class portion. Completion of the online portion and live portion of this course = 29.0 CEU hours.

Day 1 – 04h00 Total Contact Time

Time Description
16:30 Registration with Snacks
17:00 – 18:30 Pectorals, deltoids, Serratus Ant Lecture, Demo & Practical
18:30 – 20:00 Needling upper arm: triceps, brachialis, biceps & anconeus Demo & Practical
20:00 – 21:00 Use of EStim with Needling Demo & Practical

Day 2 – 09h00 Total Contact Time

Time Description
8:00-9:00 Cadaver Anatomy of the UE & Face Cadaver Lab
9:00-10:00 Forearm Extensors and brachioradialis Lecture, Demo & Practical
10:00-11:30 Forearm: supinator, wrist flexors, pronator teres Lecture, Demo & Practical
11:30-1:00 Muscles of the hand, thumb extrinsics, hypothenar eminence, interossei Lecture, Demo & Practical
1:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:30 TMJ masseter, temporalis, lateral pterygoids, sternocleidomastoid Anatomy, Demo & Practical
15:30-16:00 Cadaver Anatomy of Thorax and Abdomen Cadaver Lab
16:00-17:30 Thorax: Quadratus Lumborum, Iliocostalis thoracus, serratus post-sup and Inf Demo & Practical

Day 3 – 08h30 Total Contact Time

Time Description
8:00-9:30 Rectus abdominis, abdominal obliques, Quadratus Lumborum Lecture, Demo & Practical
9:30-10:30 Cadaver Anatomy of the LE & Review Cadaver Lab
10:30-11:30 Needling of the calf Lecture, Demo & Practical
11:30-12:30 Tib ant, EDL, Peronei Demo & Practical
12:30-13:00  Lunch
13:00-14:30 Needling of the Foot Lecture, Demo & Practical
14:30-15:30 Case Studies : knee pain, ankle sprain, students case studies Case Studies
15:30-17:00 Competency Examinations Practical Testing