Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Your Cart   |   Sign In
Community Search
Dry Needling 3: Advanced
Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend

Dry Needling 3: Advanced

2/21/2020 to 2/23/2020
When: February 21-23, 2020
Where: Myopain Seminars
2250 E Devon Ave
Des Plaines, Illinois  60018
United States
Presenter: Sponsor: Myopain Seminars LLC
Contact: Avelene Mahan, Course Administrator

« Go to Upcoming Event List  

Dry Needling 3: Advanced

Course Description: The DN-3 Advanced course features an in-depth study of the hand muscles, several lower extremity and foot muscles, the craniofacial and craniomandibular muscles, the scalenes and the longus colli muscles. Students will review the anatomy, function, and dry needling techniques for each muscle.


The Advanced dry needling course will bring the clinician to the highest level of clinical proficiency in the management of patients with myofascial pain.

Dry Needling 3: Advanced is the third course in a three course series by Myopain Seminars to attain certification as a Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist. The third day of this course includes a comprehensive theoretical and practical examination. To pass, students must achieve 70% on a multiple choice exam plus demonstrate competency in dry needling. The instructor student ration is minimally 1:10 and more examiners are brought in to assist with the practical examination.

Instructors: Andrew Ball PT, DPT, Ph.D, OCS, CMTPT, PES; Jan Dommerholt PT, DPT, MPS, DAIPM President/CEO; Maggie Gebhardt PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT; Mandy Blackmon PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT; Michelle Finnegan PT, DPT, OCS, MTC, CCTT, CMTPT, FAAOMPT; Nathan Mayberry PT, DPT, CMTPT; Ralph Simpson PT, DPT, OCS, CMPT, CMTPT, LATC; Rob Stanborough PT, DPT, MHSc, MTC, CMTPT, FAAOMPT; Rob Satriano PT, DPT, CMTPT, MLDT; Savas Koutsantonis PT, DPT, CMTPT; Tony Fox PT, DPT, CMTPT; Tracey Adler DPT, CMTPT

PREREQUISITES: Successful completion of the Myopain Seminars Dry Needling 1: Foundations I

REQUIRED TEXT BOOK:Trigger Point Dry Needling: An Evidence and Clinical-Based Approach, 2nd Edition By Jan Dommerholt and Fernández-de-las-Peñas. To purchase contact: or you can purchase it through your preferred book seller.

REQUIRED READING: Please read the following chapters from the Required Text Book prior to class: Chapters 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16. This information will be included in the final exam.

Dry Needling 2: Foundations II is the second course in a three course series by Myopain Seminars to attain certification as a Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist. A minimum score of 70% on a multiple choice quiz plus demonstrated muscle competency are required to pass this course.


Course Objectives:

Course participants upon completion will be able to:

  • Discuss three indications for dry needling of the longus colli muscle.
  • Demonstrate two different dry needling approaches for the zygomaticus muscles
  • Demonstrate three different dry needling approaches for the lateral pterygoid muscle.
  • Name three differences and similarities between superficial dry needling, intramuscular stimulation (Gunn) and Fu’s subcutaneous dry needling
  • Discuss three different dry needling techniques for needling the intrinsic hand muscles.
  • Name at least four anatomical structures to avoid when needling the scalene muscles
  • Compare and contrast three differences between dry needling of the adductor pollicis and the adductor hallucis

To learn more and to register, visit:

Click here to download the course flyer.

Program Content Area: Dry Needling, Orthopedics
Course Type: Lecture, lab, Q&A, Self-Study
Instructional Level: Advanced
Intended Audience: Physical Therapists
CE Contact Hours: 29 Total Approved CE (25 Traditional hours + 4 Self Study)
Course Approval: IPTA Approval #829-7700 (Approval Period: (02/01/2020-02/01/2021)

This is a paid advertisement. The IPTA does not endorse nor guarantee the quality of non-IPTA courses, whether approved by the IPTA or through the IDFPR. IPTA approval of a course indicates that the course sponsor has submitted documentation which has met or exceeded at least the minimum requirements set forth in the IPTA standards for approval.


more Calendar

9/25/2020 » 9/26/2020
Torticollis and Plagiocephaly: Assessment & Treatment of Infants and Children

9/25/2020 » 9/26/2020
Midwest Pain Society’s 44th Scientific Virtual Meeting

Career Center

Proud Partners of the IPTA

  • Athletico
  • ATI
  • DuPage Medical Group
  • Entropy
  • PTS Inc
  • Catalyst
  • Spotter
  • MAPS
  • HomeCEU
Association Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal