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Clinical Dry Needling   2 days 

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Monika Milczarek M.A B.Sc. MHCPC

An award-winning Clinician and Extended Scope Practitioner

An international author and highly reputable speaker.

Monika is a pioneer in PRP injections in the UK and Ireland. She also teaches Injection Therapy to healthcare professionals in the UK and Ireland.

Clinical Dry Needling Course

This is a superb course will introduce the use of dry needling for the purpose of muscular pain relief.

Dry needling is extremely popular in the UK.

The course consists of a mixture of lectures, demonstrations, guided practical sessions and individual interaction with course tutors over two days.

There is a substantial amount of practical work gaining experience of the many aspects of dry needling.

Candidates will acquire sound knowledge and skill to use all the techniques shown within the course.

What is dry needling?

Dry needling is a treatment to reduce painful trigger points.

Dry needling uses tiny filiform needles precisely placed in the  muscular and connective tissues to stimulate the myofascial trigger points to improve the functionality of the muscles and reduce pain.

Very often,  the myofascial pain is caused by restrictions of muscle tissue or the fascial layer of connective tissue that surrounds and supports the muscle.

Patients often call this pain as a “muscle knot”.

Dry needle produces so called a local twitch response (LTR). It's the LTR that leads to the resolution of this trigger point and therefore the reduction of your pain.



Who can benefit from Dry Needling?


Patients who suffer from the following can benefit from Dry Needling:


What topics does Monroe Medical’s course cover?

The following topics will be covered in our Clinical Dry Needling Course:

  • History of dry needling

  • Indications, Contraindications, Mechanism of Action

  • Precautions, Safety & Disposal procedure

  • Practical Application (Trigger point identification, Trapezius/ Neck pain, Shoulder pain, Tennis Elbow, De-Quarvain stenosynovitis, Rhomboids/Thoracic Pain, Multifidus+ Long extensors/Back Pain, Sciatica + Piriformis Syndrome/Gluteus pain with lower limb radiculopathy, Hamstring + Quadriceps/Knee pain, Calf/Leg pain, Planter Fasciitis).



Who is the course for?

For Sport Therapists, Physiotherapists and Chiropractors.

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