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Dry Needling Training
Saturday, May 04, 2019, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
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Learn more about Occupational Therapists and Dry Needling here.

Dr. Ted King, Concordia University, will train therapists to use Dry Needling in their practice. Participants will insert needles as part of this training. This course will be held at Concordia University in Mequon.

Registration (before 4/6) : $225 (WOTA Members) $295 (NonMembers) Registration (4/7 and later): $250 (WOTA Members) $320 (Non Members)

Each participant should bring a pillow and have the ability to access full scapular region, upper
extremities, low back, and mid-thigh to feet.

7:30-8:00 Registration
8:00-9:00 – Intro to dry needling and applications in occupational therapy
9:00-9:45 – Shoulder treatments
9:45-10:45 – Participants insert needles for shoulder treatments
10:45-11:30 – Headache/neck treatments
11:30-12:30 – Participants insert needles for headache/neck problems
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:15 – Low back treatments
2:15-3:15 – Participants insert needles for low back treatments
3:15-4:00 – Knee osteoarthrosis(itis)
4:00-5:00 – Participants insert needles for knee osteoarthrosis(itis) -

 Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the history of dry needling and clinical applications
  • Understand needle safety, precautions, and contraindications
  • Properly insert needles for: Shoulder pain, Headache/neck pain, Low back pain, Knee osteoarthrosis(itis)
  • Understand the use of electrical stimulation to augment dry needling

Register HERE

Contact: WOTA: [email protected] or 608-819-2327