Level 2: Advanced Dry Needling Workshop

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Presenter:

Dr Peter Selvaratnam, Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, FACP, Associate Clinical Professor

ADVANCED DRY NEEDLING WORKSHOP: HEADACHE,TMD,SHOULDER AND UPPER QUARTER and LOW BACK AND LOWER QUARTER

This course is designed for physiotherapists to assess and treat Headache, TMD, Shoulder and upper Quarter conditions and low back and lower quarter conditions. The seminar will include case vignettes and the application of dry needling to a variety of conditions following the principles of myofascial trigger points, neural pathways, dermatomal and myotomal concepts,and the application of electrostimulation and Press needles.

The following are areas that will be covered in the workshop:

Level 2-Advanced dry needling course- Headache, TMD, Shoulder and upper quarter

Cervical
SCM
Sub-occipital
C2/C3 periosteal simulation
Scalenus anterior
Levator scapulae muscle belly and insertion
Nerve root irritation C5, C6
Orofacial
Digastric
Temporalis
Masseter
Lateral pterygoid
Occipito-frontalis
Needling in the vicinity of the greater occipital nerve
Bell’s palsy

Thoracic
Rib line
Rhomboid insertion
Shoulder
Supraspinatus tendon and muscle
Pectoral muscle
Coracoid process
Greater tuberosity
Biceps tendon

Elbow
Common extensor origin periosteal stimulation  
Common flexor origin stimulation

Wrist and Hand
De Quervain’s tenosynovitis
Carpal tunnel
Trigger finger
Finger joint needling

Level 2-Advanced dry needling course- Lumbar spine and lower quarter

Lumbar
Lumbar- L3/4/5 paravertebral region
Sacroiliac joint (SIJ)
Quadratus Lumborum muscle belly and iliac crest
Piriformis plus stimulation techniques around glutei
L3 Nerve root irritation

Hip
Trochanteric bursitis-gluteus medius tendinopathy
 Ischial tuberosity -hamstring insertion enthesopathy
Osteitis pubis
Adductor tubercle
Knee
Periosteal joint line stimulation
Medial collateral ligament, lateral collateral ligament
Patella tendon / quadriceps tendon
Deep lateral retinaculum
Fat pad
Osgood Schlatter’s management
Distal hamstring tendinopathy
Iliotibial band stimulation with active movement
Foot
Plantar fascia
Morton's neuroma
Tendoachilles and calf
Shin splints anterior and posterior compartment, Tibialis posterior tendinopathy

Dates: Dates to be advised

  • (Saturday): Headache, Orofacial, Shoulder and Upper Quarter Conditions
  • (Sunday ): Lower Back and Lower Quarter Conditions

Times: 8.30 am -4.30 pm (both days)

Registration: (Lunch, morning and afternoon teas provided)

Early bird

  • 1 Day only $299 inc GST
  • 2 Days only $495 inc GST

After early bird

  • 1 Day only $385 inc GST
  • 2 Days only $660 inc GST

Venue:

The Austin Hospital, Department of Physiotherapy, Austin Tower, 145 Studley Road, Heidelberg 3084 (opposite Heidelberg Station). View Google location map here.

Pre-Requisites:

  • APA accredited level 1 dry needling course or overseas equivalent or completion of an introductory dry needling programme in Australia, UK or S. Africa
  • If your answer is No to any of the two following questions, please do not register and email natalie@backtolife.com.au to allow us to help you assess your qualifications:
    1. Have you completed an Introductory dry needling/acupuncture seminar conducted by the APA/AMA/ADA in Australia or overseas?
    2. Do you have professional indemnity insurance to practice dry needling/acupuncture in Australia?

Enquiries: Contact Us | Phone: (03) 9866 8010 | Fax: (03)9866 5070

Payment:

When booking to attend, please check your email inbox for email from us to confirm payment process.

Continuing Physiotherapy Development(CPD):

The National Physiotherapy Board(AHPRA) requires all Physiotherapists to undertake 20 hours of continuing CPD. Each hour of the master class or workshop is considered one (1) hour of CPD.

Disclaimer:

Cancellation of 1 month or more before the date of the course will have the course fee refunded in full minus $100.00 handling fee. No refund or course transfers will be available after the course closing date and in the event of non-attendance. The workshop may be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Thank you for your interest in our course. Please contact us if you have any further queries.

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