1st & 2nd October 2020 - Dry Needling
Our course is designed by Core Elements lecturer Dawn Morse and adheres to industry standards and is independently accredited by the Federation of Holistic Therapists.
Your training days will provide a mixture of theory work, practical demonstration and supervised treatment.
You will be practising and receiving Dry Needling throughout this course, under guided supervision.
You will earn 16 Continued Professional Development hours (CPD).
- History of Dry Needling and current research
- Theory and benefits of Dry Needling in relation to injury
- Application of use within Sports Massage Therapy and other therapy contexts.
- Contraindications and Health and Safety considerations
- Demonstration and practise of Dry Needling with links to common sports injuries
Treatment areas with links to injury will include:
- Upper limb, including two stimulation points on the hand
- Lower limb, including two stimulation points on the foot
- Upper, mid and lower back region
- Gluteal region
Entry Requirements & background
Course applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old and must hold a minimum of a Level 4 qualification in Sports Massage Therapy.
Applicants should have also been practising Sports Massage Therapy for at least 12 months prior to enrolling on this course.
Our course is also open to Sports Therapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors and Physiotherapists as continued professional development.
This course will focus on the application and theory behind the use of Dry Needling. The use of Dry Needling as a modality within Sports and Remedial Massage, Sports Therapy, Physiotherapy treatment will be discussed along with the aims of treating specific injuries.
On completion of the course students will be able to demonstrate effective use and application of Dry Needling in the management of injury treatment, in a safe and effective manner and will have a clear understanding of contraindications for treatment.
This course is taught using a hands-on approach, therefore you will be practising Dry Needling throughout both teaching days, whilst receiving ongoing input from the tutor. This course is independently accredited by the Federation of Holistic Therapists.
Course Cost: £290.00 (£190.00 deposit, £100.00 on attendance of course) STA/FHT members receive 10% discount. Please select the option in the drop down menu. Please quote your membership number on the booking confirmation form you will be sent. To make a booking on this Dry Needling 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 to the Paypal email address, please fill in the booking form and return it to secure your place. By booking this course you are agreeing to these terms.