Physical Therapy: An Introducing to Trigger Point Dry Needling
33.00
Online
Elective
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About the Course:
Introduction to Dry Needling provides the learner an opportunity to gain knowledge of this innovative treatment that is gaining popularity in the rehab clinics. The history and legal implications of practice are explored along with the theories as to how the procedure works. Current evidence is reviewed and discussed. Indications, contraindications, and ways to become certified are also explored. This course provides multiple video examples and serves to improve the knowledge of any clinician interested in learning more about this procedure.

Course Objectives:
1. Identify current evidence statements about the use of dry needling.
2. Identify at least 3 indications and 3 contraindications for TDN treatment.
3. List dry needling treatment of several common muscle sites. 

About the Author:
Chad Hensel, PT, DPT, MHS, CSCS, is a licensed, clinical physical therapist with over 19 years of experience in sports medicine, orthopedics, subacute, neurological and work hardening. He obtained his Masters in Health Science and Doctor in Physical Therapy degrees from the University of Indianapolis. Currently, he is the Director of the PTA Program at Marion Technical College in Marion, Ohio. He continues to practice clinically at OhioHealth Marion Medical Campus. In addition, Dr. Hensel is a former instructor at Andrews University, where he taught multiple courses, including pharmacotherapeutics, medical terminology and physiology and developed pharmacology course content for the transitional doctorate program.

This course is a video,on-demand course.

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An Introducing to Trigger Point Dry Needling

33.00
About the Course:
Introduction to Dry Needling provides the learner an opportunity to gain knowledge of this innovative treatment that is gaining popularity in the rehab clinics. The history and legal implications of practice are explored along with the theories as to how the procedure works. Current evidence is reviewed and discussed. Indications, contraindications, and ways to become certified are also explored. This course provides multiple video examples and serves to improve the knowledge of any clinician interested in learning more about this procedure.

Course Objectives:
1. Identify current evidence statements about the use of dry needling.
2. Identify at least 3 indications and 3 contraindications for TDN treatment.
3. List dry needling treatment of several common muscle sites. 

About the Author:
Chad Hensel, PT, DPT, MHS, CSCS, is a licensed, clinical physical therapist with over 19 years of experience in sports medicine, orthopedics, subacute, neurological and work hardening. He obtained his Masters in Health Science and Doctor in Physical Therapy degrees from the University of Indianapolis. Currently, he is the Director of the PTA Program at Marion Technical College in Marion, Ohio. He continues to practice clinically at OhioHealth Marion Medical Campus. In addition, Dr. Hensel is a former instructor at Andrews University, where he taught multiple courses, including pharmacotherapeutics, medical terminology and physiology and developed pharmacology course content for the transitional doctorate program.

This course is a video,on-demand course.