UNITED PHYSIO COURSES
David G Simons Academy Course
Follow on to DN1
Knowledge & skill-based
Strong emphasis on safety & technique
David G Simons Academy of Switzerland Course
The course is designed for physiotherapists, MDs, ATC, DO, DC
Duration of the Course 24 hours
You must have completed DN1 prior to undertaking this course
This 3-day advanced course covers trigger point dry needling of the trunk, spine, pelvis, and shoulder muscles. The course is a hands-on course.
Participants practice manual trigger point dry needling therapy amongst each other.
This is a training program with immediate clinical applicability upon completion.
Prerequisites Completion of Dry Needling 1
Upon completion of the course, participants will:
Understand the basic scientific backgrounds of the myofascial trigger point pain syndrome
Be able to identify the trunk, spine, pelvis, and shoulder muscles by surface anatomy, palpation and by function and know their clinical symptoms and perpetuating factors
Be able to identify the features of trigger points by physical examination and apply this knowledge to the trunk, spine, pelvis, and shoulder muscles
Understand the specific indications and contraindications of dry needling
Know and be able to apply the safety rules for dry needling be able to perform dry needling of the trunk, spine, pelvis, and shoulder muscles
Know possible side effects and complications of dry needling and will be able to react appropriately
Have updated their anatomy skills and knowledge