Instructor: Dr Steven Stavrou
Highlights of Course
In-Person Practical Course
What will you achieve?
Safety and Clean Techniques
The importance of safety and clean techniques are taught and practiced throughout the workshop, ensuring that participants become accustomed to working with gloves and maintaining a neat and safe workspace throughout.
They will practice the techniques of inserting, manipulating, removing, and disposing of the needles on the first morning of the course.
Superficial Dry Needling
Students will learn and practice the use of superficial dry needling including:
- fascia and scars,
- periosteal pecking,
- and deep dry needling of the buttock, thigh, shoulder, cervical, and lumbar muscles.
Case studies are included to apply clinical reasoning and recognize common indications for dry needling.
Practical Competency Exams
This course includes practical competency exams at the end of each day.
Pre-course reading with a quiz.
Online lectures by ODNS staff consisting of the following topics:
The online ODNS Dry Needling Level 1 Course includes exam questions for each lecture.
This online portion must be completed before the practical course, and will fulfill written examination requirements for dry needling courses.