An advanced needling course

07:30 AM EDT - 05:00 PM EDT

Myopain Seminars - Corporate Office
  • 4405 East-West Highway, Suite 401
  • Bethesda
  • MD
  • 20814
  • United States
Presented by Ryan Shepherd
  • $695.00 excl.

07:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Orthopedic & Spine Therapy - Appleton WI
  • 4000 N. Providence Avenue
  • Appleton
  • WI
  • 54913
  • United States
Presented by Ryan Shepherd
  • $695.00 excl.

07:30 AM EST - 05:00 PM EST

Carolinas Rehabilitation - Charlotte NC
  • 9908 Couloak Dr, Suite 100
  • Charlotte
  • NC
  • 28216
  • United States
Presented by Ryan Shepherd
  • $695.00 excl.

07:30 AM EDT - 05:00 PM EDT

Myopain Seminars - Corporate Office
  • 4405 East-West Highway, Suite 401
  • Bethesda
  • MD
  • 20814
  • United States
Presented by Ryan Shepherd
  • $695.00 excl.

Description

The Functional Fascia Therapeutics (FFT) Course is designed to provide students with an introduction to fascial needling by areas of the body utilizing ROM assessment, treatment skills and techniques specific to the field of myofascial pain and muscle dysfunction. This course will incorporate prior learning of myofascial pain, trigger points and their referral patterns, as well as unique needling techniques. The first day will be focused on the upper body, while the second day will be focused on the lower body. Handouts will be provided including fascial planes of the body and a guide to insertion of the FSN needle per area.

FFT is a great addition to the practitioner’s toolbox to offer a safe and effective treatment option with minimal discomfort for the patient.

WAIVER - Please read waiver prior to checking out.   

Prerequisites

FFT is an advanced needling course. You must be certified as a CMTPT or other nationally accepted program to take this course. 

Course Objectives

- Address myofascial pain & muscle dysfunction via the fascia

- Use the nine fascial planes to discern area of dysfunction
 
- Apply orthopedic testing to assess ROM per region and muscle specific movements
 
- Utilize the “Flashlight Effect” to address area of dysfunction
 
- Insert a FSN needle subcutaneously
 
- Correctly manipulate an FFT needle to achieve optimal results
 
- Systematically insert FFT needles by area of the body using fascial planes as a guide

Course Schedule

Note: The actual times may vary with each program at the discretion of the instructors. Refreshments are provided; meals are on your own.

Day 1

07:30 - 08:00 Registration & continental breakfast
08:00 - 09:00 Lecture: Intro to FSFT Fascia VS Muscle, Needling Overview & the Flashlight Effect
09:00 - 09:30 Practical: Needling
09:30 - 09:45 Lecture: Upper Body - Head
09:45 - 10:15 Practical: Head
10:15 - 10:30 Lecture: Upper Body - Neck
10:30 - 11:00 Practical: Neck
11:00 - 11:15 Questions & Answers
11:15 - 11:30 Lecture: Upper Body - Back Arm (Below Elbow)
11:30 - 12:00 Practical: Back Arm (Below Elbow)
12:00 - 12:30 Lecture: Upper Body - Back Arm (Above Elbow)
12:30 - 01:00 Practical: Back Arm (Above Elbow)
01:00 - 02:00 Lunch
02:00 - 02:15 Lecture: Upper Body - Front Arm (Below Elbow)
02:15 - 02:45 Practical: Front Arm (Below Elbow)
02:45 - 03:00 Lecture: Upper Body - Front Arm (Above Elbow)
03:00 - 0315 Practical: Front Arm (Above Elbow)
03:15 - 03:30 Lecture: Abdomen and Back
03:30 - 05:00 Practical: Abdomen and Back

Day 2

07:30 - 08:00 Registration & continental breakfast
08:00 - 08:45 Review of Day 1
08:45 - 09:00 Questions & Answers
09:00 - 09:15 Lecture: Lower Body - Front Leg (Below Knee)
09:15 - 09:45 Practical: Front Leg (Below Knee)
09:45 - 10:00 Lecture: Lower Body - Front Leg (Above Knee)
10:00 - 10:30 Practical: Front Leg (Above Knee)
10:30 - 10:45 Lecture: Lower Body - Back Leg (Below Knee)
10:45 - 11:15 Practical: Lower Body: Back Leg (Below Knee)
11:15 - 11:30 Lecture: Lower Body - Back Leg (Above Knee)
11:30 - 12:00 Practical: Back Leg (Above Knee)
12:00 - 01:00 Practical: All areas
01:00 - 02:00 Lunch
02:00 - 02:30 Questions
02:30 - 03:00 Multiple Choice Test (20 questions)
03:45 - 04:00 Competencies/Practical (4 areas)

Who Should Attend

Physical Therapists
Physicians
Chiropractors
Dentists
Veterinarians
Physician Assistants
Occupational Therapists
Athletic Trainers
Nurses
Nurse Practitioners
Acupuncturists

Course CEUs

Myopain Seminars Introduction to Functional Fascia Therapeutics (FFT) has been approved by:

APTA of Maryland for - 6.75 Theory, 8.5 Practical - 15.25 Total Dry Needling Hours

Maryland Board of Physical Therapy - 1.5 CEUs