Dry Needling Course

When & Where
February 5-6, 2011
Venue: To be advised (probably within Quezon City or Manila area)

Dry needling is a technique of inserting fine needles into a trigger point or nodule in order to decrease pain, improve mobility and increase function. This is like acupuncture but the insertion of needles is not based on meridian and acupuncture points. Rather, the insertion is in a spot of a soft tissue (muscle, ligament and fascia etc.) that might be causing pain or dysfunction. Due to this, it is often called western acupuncture. This system has been proven effective especially but not limited to patients with chronic pain. It is easily integrated with modern manual therapy and osteopathic techniques.

Speaker
PRAKKASH R. SHAROFF, PT
Masters in Orthopaedic, Sports and Manual Physiotherapy, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia Dry needling and Western Acupuncture (Australia)
Pilates Level 1 and 2 (Australia)

The course is open not only to PTs but also to doctors, naturopaths and acupuncturists (and another opportunity for you to put more credentials on to your custom rubber stamps). However, it is limited only to 25 participants. Osteopathic College of Ontario (OCO) Filipino Osteopathy students may not join this course because they will have their own separate session.

Fees
SOMATIC MEMBER PROFESSIONAL
DEC 15, 2010 4,500 6,000
JAN 15, 2011 6,000 8,000
ONSITE 8,000 10,000

For inquiries, contact 09159096652, 09233274606 or letter4manther@yahoo.com.

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