Wilk PTI Online: Rehabilitation Techniques Using Dry Needling

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$45.00

1 hour

Quick Overview

Presented by: Kevin Wilk

This presentation will discuss what dry needling is, its benefits, and how it is administered.

Description

Presenter:

Todd Hooks, PT, ATC, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT
Kevin E. Wilk, DPT, PT, FAPTA

Instructional Level:

Intermediate to Advanced

Synopsis:

Dry needling is a skilled intervention that uses a thin needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate underlying myofascial trigger points, muscular, and connective tissues for the management of neuromusculoskeletal pain and movement impairments. This presentation will discuss what dry needling is, its benefits, and how it is administered. 

Details

1 Hour - BOC

Run Time: 1 hour

Attendee: Physical Therapists, PTA's, Students, Athletic Trainers

Required Equipment: Personal Computer, Tablet, or Smartphone with access to Broadband Internet (<1.4 mbps)

Examination: 4 question test. Passing grade of 70% or higher to receive certificate

Course Evaluation: Yes

Certificate of Completion: Yes

Workbook/Handout: Yes

Course Approvals/Certifications: 

  • BOC Approval: Northeast Seminars is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for (1) hour of Category A continuing education. BOC Approved Provider Home Study Course: #P498

Outline

Presentation

Introduction by Kevin Wilk (5 min)
Overview the Dry Needling by Todd Hooks (25 minutes)
Clinical Applications by Todd Hooks (20 minutes)
Summary by Kevin Wilk and Todd Hooks (5 minutes)


Course Evaluation

Certificate of Completion

 

Learning Goals

Upon completion of this class, you should be able to:

  • List the benefits and applications of dry needling
  • Summarize current literature regarding the efficacy of dry needling
  • Describe how to use dry needling for treating the upper and lower limbs, lumbar region, and neck

Behavioral Objectives

Upon completion of this class, the participant will be able to:

1. Identify 3 criteria used to assess and diagnose a MTrP in skeletal muscle in a patient experiencing diffuse pain.

2. Explain 5 potential factors contributing to the development of trigger points in skeletal muscle in a patient with hyperalgesia. 

3. Demonstrate 2 techniques of dry needling in the skeletal muscle of a patient with a MTrP.

Details

Dry needling is a skilled intervention that uses a thin needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate underlying myofascial trigger points, muscular, and connective tissues for the management of neuromusculoskeletal pain and movement impairments. This presentation will discuss what dry needling is, its benefits, and how it is administered.

Additional Information

Instructor(s) Kevin Wilk
Platform Webcast, Online