CPD Health Courses

In order to offer Massage & Myotherapy members quality educational programs. The Association has developed criteria for course approval, the programs and presenters listed below meet the Massage & Myotherapy Endorsed Education Activities Program requirements.

Massage & Myotherapy would like to bring to the attention that when considering any form of coursework from an RTO, a Massage & Myotherapy Endorsed Education Activities Provider or any provider of education, that members read the terms and conditions thoroughly BEFORE registering and ask any questions about results, certification, refunds etc prior to payment.

For information on upcoming workshops, please visit the provider's website listed below.


CPD Health Courses

Contact:Wayne Mahmoud
Phone number:03 9589 3777

Course NameCPE Points
Myofascial Dry Needling - 80 hours (Introductory + Advanced)30

Course description:

The 80-Hour Dry Needling course is open to Remedial Massage Therapists, Registered Nurses and Occupational Therapists interested in treating Myofascial pain.

The course is made up of 60-hrs online theory plus 20-hrs face-to-face practical training (Friday 5-8pm, Saturday 8-6pm & Sunday 8-5pm). The 20 hours of practical training must be completed during a single practical course.

The online theory program is to be completed before joining the practical course. We advise practitioners to enrol at least 4-6 weeks before the practical course commencement to allow time for theory completion.

Since 2013, we’ve taught over 3500 Remedial Massage Therapists in 8 capital city locations around Australia. We are now the largest provider of Dry Needling courses in Australia. We present over 46 courses every year, which includes online theory plus the face-to-face practical.

Course Structure:

This Dry Needling is an 80-hr Dry Needling course specifically designed for Remedial Massage Therapists, Registered Nurses & Occupational Therapists to meet insurance and association requirements.

What will you learn at our 80 Hour Dry Needling course?

The 80 Hour Dry Needling course is presented in two parts: the Online Theory program and the Practical Course.

The online theory is completed before joining the practical course.

Online Theory: 60 hours

Our comprehensive online program guides you through the following areas of study:

  • Clinical anatomy
  • Surface anatomy
  • Common clinical conditions
  • Definitions & glossary
  • Dry needling research

Additional Modules:

  • Module 1: Introduction & Benefits of Dry Needling
  • Module 2: The History & Background of Dry Needling
  • Module 3: The Neurophysiology of Dry Needling
  • Module 4: Myofascial Trigger Points
  • Module 5: Safety & Risk Management
  • Module 6: Needling Techniques

 

Practical Course: 20 Hours

The 20-hr practical training hours must be completed during a single practical course.

We’ll cover the following muscles on Friday & Saturday:

Adductor Longus, Biceps Brachii, Biceps Femoris, Brachioradialis, Deltoid, ECRB, ECRL, ECU, Extensor Digitorum, FCR, FCU, Gastrocnemius, Gluteus Max, Gluteus Med, Gluteus Min, Gracilis, ITB, Multifidi, Palmaris Longus, Peroneus Brevis, Peroneus Longus, Rectus Femoris, Sartorius, Semimembranosus, Semitendinosus, Soleus, Tibialis Anterior, Triceps Brachii, Upper Trapezius, Vastus Lateralis & Vastus Medialis.

On Sunday we’ll cover these conditions and how to use Dry Needling to treat them:

  • Acute & Chronic LBP
  • Neck & shoulder tension
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Medial & Lateral Epicondylagia
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Ankle Inversion Sprains
  • Achilles Tendinopathy
  • Knee pain
  • Infra & Supra Patellar Tendinopathy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • TMJ pain
  • Dental Pain

The Extras

Once you successfully complete the Dry Needling Introductory Course you’ll receive:

  • A Certificate of Completion
  • A Free Dry Needling Starter Pack so you can get going straight away
  • An Acuneeds Australia Discount Voucher for your first purchase of needles


For further information regarding this Approved Provider and their workshops please visit the website listed above.

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