Myopain Seminars courses demonstrate how effective our treatment approaches are. Welcome to our video library!
Dry needling of the medial gastrocnemius muscle increases functional range of motion.
Painful heel? Consider dry needling therapy of the soleus muscle.
Dr. Travell, a cardiologist, found a trigger point in the pectoralis major muscle linked to tachycardia.
Manual trigger point therapy is very effective to improve function.
Did you know that not everyone has a sternalis muscle? Dry needling can help reduce pain and improve posture.
With good anatomy knowledge, dry needling of the multifidi muscles is very safe and effective.
Needling multifidi muscles is very good to improve trunk movements.
Practical tips to better dry needling the deeper paraspinal muscles.
Learn about the Cranial Facial Academy and Myopain Seminars.
During the CRAFTA course, learn how to palpate cranial nerves!
Specialized tests and treatment improved hearing during the CRAFTA course program.
Painful push-ups? Dry needling of the triceps muscle helps immediately!
Never thought to use dry needling to improve range of motion of the toes?
When your patient is worried about possible arthritis of the thumb, try dry needling therapy!
Cannot make a fist? Dry needling may be the answer.
Dry needling of the wrist flexors improved extension.
Practical tips to improve palpation of the gluteal muscles in the clinic.
Dry needling can improve balance and squatting!
Improve the straight leg raise with needling of the hamstrings muscles.
Dramatic increase in strength after dry needling of the gluteal muscles.
Dry needling therapy of the quadratus lumborum muscle restores hip strength.
Needling of the hip flexors leads to full range of motion!
Dry needling of the psoas muscle changes function of the hip.
Amazing how much better the hip functions after dry needling therapy of the iliacus and tensor fascia latae muscles.
The effects of dry needling therapy of the QL and psoas major on the Thomas Test.
Tip of the Week: have your patient cough when you insert the needle. Another clever trick from Myopain Seminars!
Jon Dommerholt explains about Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
Fun idea:cheap shoulder strengthening home program using a water jug.
Myopain Seminars has some dedicated instructors…..
Dry needling of the popliteus muscle to restore knee extension
Dry needling of the popliteus muscle is covered in the DN-3 course.
Great tip: dry needle the lumbar multifidi to improve lumbar extension!
Dry needling directed to the QL can improve low back function!
In the DN-2 course, we cover needling muscles in the cervical spine region. Here is a handy review of some pertinent anatomy.
Dry needling of the levator scapulae muscle can make a big difference in neck rotation.
Limited sidebending can sometimes be due to restrictions in the levator scapulae muscle. Dry needling - the obvious choice!
The levator scapulae can be needled at the insertion at the scapula to improve neck rotation.
Positive neurodynamic test? Dry needling of the scalene muscles can improve the situation.
A practical tip using a wedge to mobilize the upper cervical spine.
Ever considered using eye movement to verify needle placement in the oblique capitis inferior.
From a positive Asterisk sign to full painfree ROM!
From the DN-2 course: learn how to needle the OCI safely.
Limited cervical rotation can be due to many factors. In the DN-1 course, we already cover dry needling trigger points in the SCM.
The SCM is often involved in limited range of motion, vertigo, and headaches. Dry needling this muscle is safe and very effective.
Another contributor to limited neck range of motion is tightness of the upper trapezius muscle. Dry needling the UT is included in the DN-1 course.
Fascia connects many parts of our body. Here is an example of fascial connections in the lower leg.
Jan Dommerholt demonstrates needling a painful scar limiting function during a dry needling course in Doha, Qatar. Very successful!
Jan Dommerholt is asked to teach many scar tissue needling workshops. Look at the amazing results in a painful and very tight scar!
Another great example of scar tissue needling.
Some papers erroneously suggest that the deltoids would not feature trigger points. Yet, dramatic improvements with dry needling!
How dry needling can transform you from a “needle devil” to an angel….
Tight pecs? Got a needle?
Working with body builders? Dry needling of the periscapular muscles can make a “big” difference.
Even after about 30 years, the function of the serratus anterior can improve instantly!
Shoulder flexion can improve a lot after dry needling of the serratus anterior muscle. From the DN-2 course
The subscapularis muscle is one of the most important rotator cuff muscles and so often overlooked.
Dry needling the deltoid muscles improved flexion and internal rotation after 4-5 years of dysfunction.
Limited internal rotation can also be due to trigger points in the infraspinatus muscle. Another evidence-based intervention.
Examples of effective dry needling therapy from the DN-1 course.
Post-surgical rotator cuff limitations improved with dry needling.
Chronic shoulder pain is a common indication for dry needling.
Evaluating a patient with limited shoulder range of motion can point to all shoulder muscles, such as the teres muscles
Amazing improvements in mouth opening and function after needling the pterygoid muscles.
An Iron Man athlete benefits from dry needling during the DN-1 course! Many high-end athletes use dry needling for sports-enhancement.
Occupational therapists increasingly use dry needling in their clinical practice. Here is a testimonial from Kuwait!
Myopain Seminars teaches dry needling courses all over the world. Here is some feedback from Qatar.
Avoiding needling nerves is important. At Myopain Seminars we review pertinent anatomy in great detail to educate safe dry needlers.
Limited mouth opening following a whiplash accident resolved by evidence-based dry needling.
A 14-year history of severe testicular pain resolved after needling the abdominal muscles during the DN-2 course.
Incredible improvement in mouth opening after needling three craniomandibuilar muscles.
Mouth opening improved after correcting ankle pronation in Quito, Ecuador.
Another example of how dry needling of the masseter and temporals muscles improves orofacial function.
Mouth opening is much better after dry needling.
Dr. Jan Dommerholt, President and CEO of Myopain Seminars, has been interviewed about a variety of topics.
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