Advanced Medical Acupuncture

7th & 8th Sept 19 - Advanced Medical Acupuncture

Course details:

This Advanced OMT Training CPD course is designed to introduce participants to the use of Medical Acupuncture (Dry Needling) for the purpose of muscular pain relief. This course is not designed to treat pathological conditions as taught to TCM Acupuncturists.

OMT Advanced Acupuncture (Dry Needling) looks to build on the knowledge gained from OMT Medical Acupuncture course and other related dry needling and acupuncture courses you have completed. You will gain sound knowledge and skill to use all the techniques shown within your practice.

Electro Acupuncture

During day two, we will introduce you to Electro Acupuncture. We will introduce you to the equipment and show you best practise in the uses of electro acupuncture.

We will also go through the theory and then practical training in full electro acupuncture techniques for all the major joints of the body, from the stubborn shoulder to chronic back or knee pain.

Electro Acupuncture has been shown to be highly effective in the treatment of acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions.

Course Overview:

You will be exposed to the latest needling techniques for areas that you treat in everyday practice and also gain high proficiency in the use of electro - acupuncture.

This course will give students the following:

 Safe, sound and effective background knowledge in the use of OMT Advanced Medical Acupuncture

 Traditional Chinese Acupuncture will be referenced by the lecture team but these will not be the focus of the course

 OMT Advanced Acupuncture will challenge your "needling" skills

 Discuss scientific evidence for the use of acupuncture techniques shown

 Discuss current research for acupuncture

 Relate the use of all techniques in an acute and chronic situation

 High levels of confidence to use all techniques shown immediately

OMT Advanced Acupuncture (Dry Needling) will cover::


  Cervical Pain and Headaches

  GlenoHumeral Pain - Including Rotator Cuff Muscles

  Elbow Pain

  Wrist Pain - Including Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  Thumb Pain

  SIJ Pain

  Advanced Techniques for Hip, QL and Glutes

  Ankle and Foot - Including Plantar Fasciitis

  Acute Patient


  Glenohumeral Joint

  Elbow Joint

  Wrist Joint

  Lumbar Spine

  Knee Joint

  Ankle and Plantar Fascia

Please Note:

Course handbooks will be provided, and the content of the handbook will be underpinned by a structured PowerPoint presentation by the lecturers

Students will be expected to take extra notes regarding areas and techniques that will require more specific explanation or detailed clarification

The handbook and PowerPoints are solely to be used as an aide memoire; the lecturers will adapt the content of the course depending on the student's backgrounds or therapeutic discipline

Students are ADVISED to refresh their knowledge of relevant anatomy and physiology prior to attending the course. If students fail to show the required level of knowledge they may be asked to leave the course


  Osteopaths / Student Osteopaths

  Physiotherapists / Student Physiotherapists

  Sports & Remedial Massage Therapists

  Sports Therapists / Student Sports Therapists

Non-Allied health professionals should check with their provider to ensure all additional techniques taught can be added to their existing insurance policy.

For basic level acupuncture please click here

Book Course:

Course Cost: £300 (£200.00 non refundable deposit, £100 to be paid on the first day of the course)

To make a booking on this Advanced Medical Acupuncture Course, simply click the button below and you will be taken to the payment page where you can pay by card or your Paypal account. By booking this course you are paying a non refundable, non transferable deposit with the balance to pay on the first day of your course. You will receive a confirmation email with a booking form to the Paypal address you have paid with, please fill this form and return it ASAP to secure your place. By booking this course you are agreeing to these terms.