Manual Medicine Australasia
Level 2 Advanced Myofascial Dry Needling and Electrotherapy
Expand your knowledge of Myofascial dry needling and learn the fundamentals of electrotherapy from a highly qualified, experienced, and entertaining tutor, that will have you armed with the technique, confidence and know-how to immediately incorporate these amazingly effective modalities into your treatment repertoire.
Why choose us?
Our aim is to take you beyond basic trigger point theory that others are doing and incorporate motor points, traditional points, and use your greatest diagnostic tool - your palpation, to identify and treat problem areas.
This course is specifically tailored for manual medicine practitioners and senior students who are seeking to utilize and incorporate these techniques immediately in their clinical practice. Through hands-on supervised practice, learn both of these modalities in the same weekend.
Our course focuses on needling fundamentals with an emphasis on:
Correct needling technique
Methods of needle stimulation and adequate needle retention
Safety and hygiene
Up to date research and treatment methods
Indications and prescription
Contraindications to needling and electrotherapy
Organiser and Lecturer
Dr Jon Marshall (Osteopath & Acupuncturist)
B.App Sci (Comp Med), M.Ost, M.App Sci (Acupuncture)
Manual Medicine Australasia
Level 3 Rialto South tower
525 Collins St, Melbourne.
Osteopaths, chiropractors, physiotherapists, medical doctors, massage therapists and senior students of these related health professions.
CONTENT DELIVERY METHOD
The course is delivered over a two day period. Students are presented with the theory, procedure and application of two main components: Advanced Myofascial dry needling and the application of electrotherapy.
For the dry needling component, topics covered are review of key concepts from level 1 including safe needling practice, different types of points, point location, needling technique and application, indications and contraindications of needling treatment.
The Electro-therapy component consists of introduction to the theory, procedure, application, indications and contraindications of electrotherapy treatment.
The course material is delivered by a 112 page manual and accompanied with lectures, demonstrations and student handouts. There will be a maximum of 20 participants during hands-on practical sessions.
There will be adequate time for Q and A during the lectures, practical sessions and at the end of both days.
At the end of the seminar the participants will be able to:
Identify and select a variety of point locations
Prepare the patient for needling including correct position and swabbing
Apply correct needling insertion and manipulation methods including insertion depth, angle and retention time
Perform and understand the correct application and indications for electrotherapy
Understand the mechanism, procedure and application of myofascial dry needling and electrotherapy
Understand the importance of safety procedures
Understand the importance of infection control
Understand the skin penetration act
Identify indications and contraindications to needling and electrotherapy
Comprehend the different kinds of points and methods of selecting them
21st & 22nd July 2017
Friday & Saturday
9.30am - 4.30pm
Functional Training Institute
COURSE BOOKING PREREQUISITE
Registration with the relevant professional board where dry needling falls within your scope of practice and whereby you are insured by your own professional body or private health insurance to practice dry needling on completion of the course.
The Manual medicine Australasia Dry Needling course is divided up into 2 modules (Module 1 - 2) and will be taught over 2 days.
Pre-course reading 3 hours. Students must read the safety guidelines prepared by the AACMA as well as revise the related anatomy to re-acquaint themselves with the course content.
Review basic concepts covered in Level 1 and question time
Safety guidelines for needling
Introduction to Electrotherapy
Treatment protocols for TMJ, cervical, head and facial needling
Treatment protocols for anterior chest, sternum and ribs
Superficial Dry Needling Techniques
Needling techniques to massater, Ptreygoids, TMJ, temporalis, procureus and frontalis
Needling techniques for the cervical spine (Sub-Occipitals, cervical erector spinae, multifdus)
Needling techniques for the anterior neck (SCM, scalenes)
Needling techniques for the anterior chest (pectoralis major/minor), anterior deltoid and the delto-pectoral groove, serratus anterior, sternalis, ribs)
Prerequisite: Completion of Day 1
Treatment protocols for common clinical presentations for the upper limb and anterior chest
Treatment protocols for common clinical presentations for the neck, cervical spine, and headaches
Treatment protocols for common clinical presentations for the Thoracic spine, lumbar spine and abdominal region
Treatment protocols for common clinical presentations for hip and gluteal region
Treatment protocols for common clinical presentations for knee, ankle and foot pain
Needling techniques for the above mentioned
Review of all areas covered in the series of case history
Participants will be able to apply techniques they have learnt on the course immediately in their clinical situations
Early Bird Registration till 21st June 2017 (Wednesday)
Fees: $660 inclusive of GST
Registration from 22rd June 2017 onwards
Fees: $770.00 inclusive of GST
1. Workshop title
2. Full name to be printed on certificate
3. Facebook name to stay connected
4. Mobile number
5. Email address
6. Occupation for reference
Upon confirmation of registration, you can make payment
1. Cash/NETS at Functional Training Institute reception.
2. Via bank transfer or cheque deposit to Functional Training Institute Pte Ltd, DBS Current Account 033 902 6417.
3. Email confirmation will be sent upon payment received.
4. Official receipt will be emailed after course.
5. Please drop us an email after bank transfer or bank deposit.