Advanced Level Course in Trigger Point Dry Needling

Third Party Event

Venue Aspect Hotel Park West, New Nangor Road, Park West Business Campus, D12 F2V4
City Dublin 12
County Dublin
Contact Hours 16
Event Type Course/Workshop
Specialities Musculoskeletal Therapy, Orthopedics, Pain Management, Rheumatology, Sports Medicine
Sourjit Moharana is a Chartered Physiotherapist and Clinical Specialist in Musculoskeletal Therapy. He graduated in physiotherapy with a degree from SVNIRTAR, India in 1998. He worked in various hospitals and rehabilitation centers in India before migrating to Ireland in 2003. He started his work in Waterford Regional Hospital (University Hospital Waterford) and later moved to Waterford Primary Care and continues to work as a Senior Physiotherapist. He completed Post-Graduate Diploma in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy in 2004 from Curtin University, Australia, and Master of Manual Therapy in 2010 from The University of Western Australia. His focus is in musculoskeletal physiotherapy field and has a special interest in sub-acute and chronic / complex musculoskeletal conditions. He is a life-member of Indian Association of Physiotherapist and member of Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapist. He holds Level-II membership of International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT). Besides his clinical job, he is lecturing in Dry Needling courses in Ireland, UK & India. He has lectured in more than 50 Dry Needling Courses and trained hundreds of clinicians in Introductory and Advanced levels. His focus is to integrate myofascial pain and dry needling concept with traditional manual therapy assessment and treatment techniques to achieve maximum therapeutic effect.
Refreshments Included Yes
Free Event No
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Contact Person Sourjit Moharana
Contact Email [email protected]
Contact Phone 0877591151
Pre Course Requirement Participants Of This Course MUST Have Completed Introductory/Foundation Level Course(21Hrs) In Trigger Point Dry Needling (NOT Acupuncture)
Non-Member Price €440.00
Date 27 Apr 2024 08:30 - 28 Apr 2024 17:30


This course is for clinicians who aim to advance their skills in dry needling of smaller and trickier muscles. This will give clinicians a whole new prospective of managing many common musculoskeletal conditions and help in widening the existing scope of practice. Emphasis will be given on integrating new skills with traditional manual therapy techniques.


  1. Identify Myofascial Trigger Points of the muscles covered and recognise their referral patterns.
  2. Understand the role of TMJ muscle trigger points in Orofacial pain, Headache and TMJ dysfunction.
  3. Understand the role of Sternocleidomastoid and other muscles in chronic neck pain / post whiplash syndromes and how to rehabilitate successfully.
  4. Understand the upper limb symptoms including shoulder dysfunctions caused directly or indirectly by trigger points of pectorals and other upper limb muscles.
  5. Manage common conditions like Tennis elbow, arthritic hands etc. effectively.
  6. Incorporate new techniques to manage many leg, ankle and foot symptoms in addition to biomechanical intervention.


As this is an advanced level course, the participants MUST have previous dry-needling experience. The basics of needling, neuro-physiology, safety aspects etc. will not be covered at this level. Participants of this course MUST have completed Introductory/Foundation level course(21Hrs) in trigger point dry needling (NOT Acupuncture). Participant MUST have a valid professional indemnity insurance covering training and practice of dry needling, and will need to sign a document indemnifying the course lecturer, assistant & host.


Trigger point dry needling of muscles of following area will be covered.

  • TMJ Muscles including Sternocleidomastoids.
  • Pectorals, Arm, Forearm and Hand Muscles.
  • Abdominals & Iliopsoas.
  • Anterior, Deep & Lateral Compartment muscles of leg and muscles of foot.
  • Non-contractile tissue trigger point needling.

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