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Course Description 

The program extends for 4 days (the first two days will be the foundation and then the advanced level) of theoretical and practical explanation of the dry needle technique and its clinical uses.

The history of dry needles will be reviewed, the definition of myofascial trigger points and their impact on the patient's quality of life, their role in the development of chronic pain, and how to treat each muscle by dry needles, through reviewing the muscles anatomy and actions. 

After that, a theoretical and practical exam will be on the fifth day. Upon passing the exam, the participants will title as Certified Dry Needling Practitioner (CDNP) from PHYSIOPOD.

Course Schedule:


07:45-08:00                                       Registration

08:00-09:00                                       Pre-quiz & Review of Intro Lecture

09:00-09:30                                       Palpation Lab and needle Handling Lab

09:30-10:00                                       Precautions, adverse events , OSHA, Blood Borne Pathogen

10:00-11:00                                       Infraspinatus and Deltoid

11:00-11:30                                       Questions & Answers

11:30-12:00                                       Supraspinatus, Teres Maj/Min, Subscapularis

12:00-01:00                                       Lunch

01:00-02:00                                       SCM & upper Trapezius

02:00-02:30                                       Triceps & Anconeus

02:30-03:30                                       Biceps, Brachialis and coracobrachialis

03:30-04:00                                       Pronator teres & wrist flexors

04:00-05:00                                       Brachioradialis and Wrist Extensors Supinator




7:45-08:00                                         Registration

08:00-09:00                                       Features of MTPs

09:00-09:30                                       QL and Psoas

09:30-10:00                                       Lat Dorsi, & Pec Major

10:00-11:00                                       Gluteus max/med/min & TFL

11:00-11:30                                       Quads and Hamstrings

11:30-12:00                                       Adductor longus, brevis, magnus, Pectineus

12:00-01:00                                       Lunch

01:00-02:00                                       Gastroc/Soleus

02:00-02:30                                       Anterior and lateral compartment lower leg

02:30-03:30                                       Popliteus, FDL, FHL, posterior tibialis

03:30-04:00                                       Prevelance

04:00-05:00                                       Summury



7:45-08:00                                        Registration

08:00-09:00                                      Etiology & MTP Role in sestazition

09:00-09:30                                     Questions and answers

09:30-10:00                                     Lavator scapula + prctoralis minor

10:00-11:00                                     Posterior neck muscles and Oblique capitis inferior

11:00-11:30                                     Scalene Muscles Longus Colli Muscle, Digastric Muscles

11:30-12:00                                     Lumbar & thoracic multifidi


12:00-01:00                                     Lunch

01:00-02:00                                     Latissimus dorsi & iliocostalis & Serratus anterior


02:00-02:30                                     Abdominal muscles


02:30-03:30                                     Pectoralis major, rhomboids, & middle trapezius 


03:30-04:00                                     Questions and answers

04:00-05:00                                     Summary and Review




7:45-08:00                                         Registration

08:00-09:00                                       Longissimus & lower trapezius

09:00-09:30                                       Questions & Answers

09:30-10:00                                       Iliacus & Deep hip rotators


10:00-11:00                                       The foot


11:00-11:30                                       The hand


11:30-12:00                                       Temporalis, masseter

12:00-01:00                                       Lunch

01:00-02:00                                       Digastric Muscles

02:00-02:30                                       Longus Colli Muscle

02:30-03:30                                       Lateral and Medial pterygoid

03:30-04:00                                      Scar Tissue, Adhesions, Enthesopathies, and Tendinopathies


04:00-05:00                                      Exam details

                                                   Summary Selected muscles review



Course Objective

  • Identify Myofascial Trigger points (MTPs) aetiology, examination and management options. 

  • Identify the types of MTP

  • Identify the end plate noise

  • Identify the local twitch respond (LTR)

  • identify the role of MTP in central and peripheral sensitisation 

  • Clear the role of MTP in decreasing the quality of life, sleep disturbance, fatigue, anxiety and depression.

  • Discusses the role of MTP in developing chronic pain with various pathological conditions in different clinics and age groups including musculoskeletal, neurological, gynaecological, oncological and cardiological conditions Clear the adverse events of dry needling 

  • Identify the precaution and contraindication of DN 

  • Review the anatomy and the action for the skeletal muscles.

Demonstrate a proper needling technique for the skeletal muscles.  

What Clients Say

Best technique and teacher of dry needle. Internationally recognized certificate, teacher with a really rich practical experience, lots of knowledge and lots of certifications. Recommended for people looking for the truth about this magical method. The other is live stabbing-meat!!!
Rosen Aleksandrov
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