Meet Your Instructor

Bruce Barker

Chairman of the Dry Needling Physiotherapy Special Interest Group in South Africa

Teaching Dry Needling since 2002

Bruce Barker

BA, BSc(Physio), MSc(Physio)

Passionate about using evidence informed, clinically relevant, bio-psycho-social therapies to help people in pain.

Bruce holds a Bachelor of Arts degree as well as a B.Sc. Physio degree and an M.Sc focusing on dry needling therapy of the shoulder, from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.

Bruce previously worked in the U.K. for the N.H.S, and now works in the private sector, running two practices within Gauteng’s West Rand area.

He sees mainly patients with musculoskeletal problems, many of whom are in the Gold Mining Industry.

Bruce has been teaching Dry Needling courses for ODNS since 2002.

He is the Chairman of the Dry Needling Physiotherapy Special Interest Group in South Africa, and is passionate about using evidence informed, clinically relevant, bio-psycho-social therapies to help people in pain.

Bruce Barker

BA, BSc(Physiotherapy), MSc(Physio)

Bruce Barker

Chairman of the Dry Needling Physiotherapy Special Interest Group in South Africa

Been teaching Dry Needling since 2002

Passionate about using evidence informed, clinically relevant, bio-psycho-social therapies to help people in pain

Bruce holds a Bachelor of Arts degree as well as a B.Sc. Physio degree and an M.Sc focusing on dry needling therapy of the shoulder, from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.

Bruce previously worked in the U.K. for the N.H.S, and now works in the private sector, running two practices within Gauteng’s West Rand area.

He sees mainly patients with musculoskeletal problems, many of whom are in the Gold Mining Industry.

Bruce has been teaching Dry Needling courses for ODNS since 2002.

He is the Chairman of the Dry Needling Physiotherapy Special Interest Group in South Africa, and is passionate about using evidence informed, clinically relevant, bio-psycho-social therapies to help people in pain.

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