(Dry Needling) for the treatment of muscular pain

COURSE PRICE: from £285 - includes FREE book
(deposit of £185 payable now - balance on course attendance)


Available Course Dates

  Course Full  June 4-5 at Edinburgh Academy Junior School

  Course Full  June 11-12 at The Manchester Institute of Health & Performance

  Course Full  July 16-17 at Osteopathic Association Clinic, Marylebone

  Course Full  June 25-26 at York Hotel, Singapore

  Course Full  August 20-21 at Osteopathic Association Clinic, Marylebone

  Ended  August 20 - 21 at Concord House, Tyne & Wear

  Course Full  September 10-11 at Osteopathic Association Clinic, Marylebone

  Ended  September 17-18 at BodyRight Physiotherapy, Phibsboro, Dublin

  Course Full  October 8-9 at Edinburgh Academy Junior School

  Course Full  December 3-4 at Osteopathic Association Clinic, Marylebone

  Course Full    January 14-15, 2017 at Osteopathic Association Clinic, Marylebone

  Book Now with Clinic Equilibrium  January 19-20, 2017 at Clinic Equilibrium, Bowden, Manchester

  Book Now  January 26-27, 2017 at Osteopathic Association Clinic, Marylebone


Course details

Medical AcupunctureMedical Acupuncture (Dry Needling) involves inserting fine needles for a therapeutic effect. Overall, it is an adaptation of the Chinese method just using modern up-to-date knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Medical Acupuncturists no longer conform to the notion of Ying and Yang. However, we do aim to create homeostasis within the body.

Throughout this course, reference is made to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as fundamentally the influence of Medical Acupuncture originates from this but TCM will not be taught.

Very useful course with enthusiastic tutors who are very helpful and patient, giving you the confidence to do well.

OMT Medical Acupuncture (Dry Needling) is designed for; Osteopaths, Physiotherapists, Sports & Remedial Massage Therapists and any other soft tissue workers (please contact us for suitability if needed)

We will add a new skill of treatment to your highly skilled tool box. You will leave this OMT Training course with a great knowledge of Medical Acupuncture (Dry Needling) and how it applies to your treatments.

Course Overview

This OMT Training CPD Course is designed to introduce participants to the use of Medical Acupuncture (Dry Needling) for the purpose of muscular pain relief. This course is not designed to treat pathological conditions as taught to TCM Acupuncturists.

The training will look at the most effective techniques taken from both Traditional Acupuncture and current Western Acupuncture, giving the students a sound background of knowledge and skill to fully use OMT Acupuncture techniques within their own practice.

This Course will give students the following:

  Safe, sound and effective background in the use of OMT Medical Acupuncture (Dry Needling)

  Traditional Chinese Acupuncture will be referenced by the lecturer but these will not be taught in depth

  OMT Acupuncture will offer participants a fantastic new skill base with which they can use within their clinical practice

  Discuss scientific evidence for the use of Acupuncture techniques

  Discuss current research for the use of Acupuncture

  Relate the use of Acupuncture to the treatment of acute and chronic pain, and for a number of musculoskeletal conditions

  Give students a high level of safety, clinical competence and overall the confidence to use acupuncture techniques

Please Note:

  Course handbooks will be provided, and the content of the handbook will be underpinned by a structured PowerPoint presentation by the lecturers

  Students will be expected to take extra notes regarding areas and techniques that will require more specific explanation or detailed clarification

  The handbook and PowerPoints are solely to be used as an aide memoire; the lecturers will adapt the content of the course depending on the student's backgrounds or therapeutic discipline

  Students are ADVISED to refresh their knowledge of relevant anatomy and physiology prior to attending the course. If students fail to show the required level of knowledge they may be asked to leave the course

Who is this course for?

  Osteopaths / Student Osteopaths

  Physiotherapists / Student Physiotherapists

  Sports & Remedial Massage Therapists

  Sports Therapists / Student Sports Therapists

  Chiropractors / Student Chiropractors

  and other healthcare providers

Download our Pre-Course Information Sheet & Health Screening Form


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Dry Needling for Manual Therapists:
Points, Techniques and Treatments, Including Electroacupuncture

by Giles Gyer, Jimmy Michael and Ben Tolson
£21.99 from Amazon

Designed to be a go-to reference for assessment and treatment planning in the clinic, this is a clear and concise handbook for students and practitioners of dry needling or medical acupuncture.

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You will be learning the same techniques that OMT Training have taught to Liverpool FC, Manchester City FC, NHS, MK Dons and more

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Non-Allied health professionals should check with their provider to ensure all additional techniques taught can be added to their existing insurance policy.