An advanced DN course

07:30 AM MDT - 06:30 PM MDT

Premier Bone and Joint Centers - Laramie WY
  • 1909 Vista Drive
  • Laramie
  • WY
  • 82070
  • United States
  • $795.00 excl.

07:00 AM - 06:30 PM

TruMove Physical Therapy - Overland Park KS
  • 7279 W 105th St
  • Overland Park
  • KS
  • 66212
  • United States
  • $795.00 excl.

07:00 AM EST - 06:30 PM EST

Myopain Seminars - Corporate Office
  • 4405 East-West Highway, Suite 401
  • District of Columbia
  • Bethesda
  • MD
  • 20814
  • United States
  • $795.00 excl.

07:00 AM - 06:30 PM

Orthopedic & Spine Therapy - Appleton WI
  • 4000 N. Providence Avenue
  • Appleton
  • WI
  • 54913
  • United States
  • $795.00 excl.


Exclusive Offer for Myopain Seminars DN Graduates:

  • You have already demonstrated that you master the art of dry needling and that you know the scientific basis and literature!
  • Your patients appreciate how you incorporate dry needling into your comprehensive treatment approach!
  • Your referral sources know the quality of your work and your great clinical outcomes!


  • Are there muscles you have not needled since you learned them in a class?
  • Are there muscles you would like to review to feel more confident?
  • Do you want to learn new and updated techniques?
  • Do you have difficult patients that you just don't know where to start or continue treatment?

The course Mastery and Update of Dry Needling addresses questions skilled dry needling clinicians may have after completing the CMTPT Course Program and using the skills in their practice for a while. This course will focus on mastering and perfecting your skills, learning advanced and updated techniques and the newest research. We will discuss case studies that have been submitted by participants prior to the course.

For Maryland PT’s, this course provide some theoretical hours which can be used towards your Dry Needling requirement (application with exact approved hours pending). Follow this link for more information:


Successful completion of Myopain Seminars Dry Needling Certification Program (CMTPT)

Course Objectives

- Describe and demonstrate three updates to the dry needling techniques for interscapular and cervical musculature.

- Describe and demonstrate the use of a dry needling techniques to address fascial adhesions and scar.

- Describe and demonstrate the use of dry needling techniques to address pathology of tendons and entheses.

- Discuss updates in the clinical literature that support the use of dry needling techniques in as least three musculoskeletal and neurological pathologies.

- Identify at least three updates to precautions and contraindications for use of dry needling techniques in patients.

- Demonstrate competence in dry needling three muscles they may have been avoiding in clinical practice.

- Apply clinical reasoning, evidence-based practice, and practitioner wisdom to two case studies brought forth by colleagues and instructors.

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

07:00 - 07:30   Registration/Continental Breakfast
07:30 - 08:00   Introductions and Pre-Quiz
08:00 - 10:00   Update on Literature
10:00 - 10:15   Review of Precautions/Contraindications/ Adverse Response
10:15 - 10:45   Legislative and Current Events in Needling
10:45 - 11:00   Q & A
11:00 - 12:00   OCI and Posterior Cervicals
12:00 - 13:00   Longissimus T/S and T/S multifidi
13:00 - 14:00   Lunch
14:00 - 16:30   SCM, Anterior and Middle Scalenes
16:30 - 17:30   Levator scap/upper trap
17:30 - 18:30   TMD muscles (pterygoids, masseter, digastric) and Longus Colli

Day 2

07:00 - 07:30   Registration/Continental Breakfast

7:30 - 09:00   Forearm flexors, extensors, pronator/ supinator
09:00 - 10:00   Deep posterior compartment leg, popliteus
10:00 - 11:00   QL/psoas
11:00 - 11:45   Abdominals
11:45 - 12:45   LUNCH
12:45 - 13:45   Tendon/ Entheses/ Scar
13:45 - 15:45   Case studies and student questions
15:45 - 16:30   Conclusions & Post Quiz

**In addition, students will have 5 hours of home study modules to review prior to each course.  Once registered, Myopain will send a link containing the home study modules.  The home study can also be completed via a live webinar.  Additional charges apply.

Who Should Attend

Physical Therapists
Physician Assistants
Occupational Therapists
Athletic Trainers
Nurse Practitioners

Course CEUs

Myopain Seminars Mastery and Update of Dry Needling has been approved by:

APTA of Maryland for - 8.25 Theory, 9.75 Practical - 18 Total Dry Needling Hours

Maryland Board of Physical Therapy - Submitted, hours pending