Wilk PTI Online: Rehabilitation Techniques Using Dry Needling

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Wilk PTI Online: Rehabilitation Techniques Using Dry Needling
$45.00

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1 hour

Presented by: Kevin Wilk

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

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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

Run Time: 47:05 minutes

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

Outline

Presentation

  4:00 min. Introduction by Kevin Wilk

23:70 min. Overview of Dry Needling by Todd Hooks

23:70 min. Clinical Applications by Kevin Wilk and Todd Hooks

  4:95 min. Summary by Kevin Wilk and Todd Hooks

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

  1. Upon completion of this class, the participant will be able to integrate 3 criteria used to assess and diagnose a MTrP for a patient experiencing diffuse skeletal muscle pain.
  2. Upon completion of this class, the participant will be able to articulate 5 potential factors contributing to the development of trigger points in the skeletal muscle for a patient with hyperalgesia.
  3. Upon completion of this class, the participant will be able to recommend 2 techniques for dry needling in the skeletal muscle of a patient with a MTrP.
Description

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

Additional Information

Instructor(s) Kevin Wilk
Platform Webcast Online
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