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REFRESHER COURSE IN TRIGGER POINT DRY NEEDLING

REFRESHER COURSE IN TRIGGER POINT DRY NEEDLING

  • 21 Sep, 2019
  • 8.30AM-5PM
Sheldon Park Hotel, 131 Kylemore Road, Dublin 12
DUBLIN
Dublin

Presenter Name

Sourjit Moharana
MIAP, MISCP. PGOMT (Curtin Univ.), M.Manual Therapy (Univ. of Western Australia)

Target Participant Level

Introductory

Speciality Tag

Acupuncture, Musculoskeletal Therapy, Orthopedics, Pain Management, Rheumatology, Sports Medicine

Number Of Contact Hours

7

Are Refreshments Included On The Day ?

Yes

Cost to Attend

130 (Standard)
130
( ISCP Member )
130
(ISCP Student Member )
130
( CIG/EG/Branch Member )

Learning Objectives

1.   Build confidence and improve skills in Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling techniques.

2.   Learn Safe & Alternative techniques used for many muscles. 

3.   Get up-to-date knowledge of current research and evidences. 

Event Description

COURSE OVERVIEW

This is a completely ‘PRACTICAL & PARTICIPANT LEAD’ course developed to enhance the skills and build confidence of clinicians already practicing or trained in Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling Technique. Emphasis will be given to the practical, clinical reasoning component and safe techniques.

COURSE PREREQUISITES

  1. Participant MUST have completed an Introductory / Foundation level course in trigger point dry needling from any of the course providers (21 hours).  The hours must be in line with training requirements set out in the ISCP dry needling guidelines. A copy of previous course completion certificate need to be submitted prior to attending the course. Our aim is to revise the needling techniques of the muscles listed below. It doesn’t matter if few of these muscles were not covered in the previous course you attended. This prerequisite is to ascertain that you have the knowledge of basic needling technique and theory around it.
  2. Practicing ‘Dry Needling’ MUST be within the scope of practice of the participant.
  3. Participant MUST have a valid professional indemnity insurance (personal / work based) covering training and practice of dry needling. Participants will need to sign a document indemnifying the course lecturer, assistant & host.

COURSE CONTENT 

We aim to revise Trigger point dry needling techniques of the following muscles. 

Muscles of Lower Limb: Gluteus Maximus, Medius & Minimus, Piriformis & Short external Rotators, Iliopsoas, Tensor Fasciae Latae, Pectineus, Adductor Longus, Brevis & Magnus, Gracilis, Sartorius, Quadriceps, Hamstrings, Gastrocnemius, Soleus, Popliteus. 

Muscles of Upper Limb: Trapezius (Upper, Middle, Lower), Levator Scapulae, Rhomboids, Deltoid, Supraspinatus,Infraspinatus, Teres Major & Minor, Latissimus Dorsi, Subscapularis. 

Spine: Posterior Cervical Paraspinals, Thoracic Spine, Quadratus Lumborum & Lumbar erector spinae.

Presenter Profile

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 throughout 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.

Cost to Attend

€130

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