Comprehensive Dry Needling Courses

by Dr. Mark Hanson
3 Comprehensive Days, Totally Hands On

Dry Needling is a form of treatment to treat the trigger points, muscles and other myofascial tissues of the body which demonstrate as pain, trigger points, knotting or nodules. Dry Needling utilizes filiform needles to stimulate the muscle tissue, connective tissues to reduce muscle spasm, trigger points in the various tissues and assist in increasing movement within a specific joint. Dry Needling is performed by Chiropractors, Physical Therapists and other health care providers.


  • This is a hands-on course.
  • Attendees at any level will be trained to utilize the filiform needle.
  • Needling techniques will be demonstrated, and Doctors will apply the techniques with other seminar attendees.
  • Everyone will be ready to treat patients on Monday morning.
  • Needle & non-needle techniques will be applied throughout the course.


  • Dry Needling or Myofascial trigger point needling is a form of treatment to treat the trigger points &/or the musculature of particular area of the body which demonstrate pain, knotting or nodules.
  • Dry Needling also is effective for IT band pain as well as tendon insertion dysfunction to reduce local pain and increase the patients range of motion.


  1. Introduction to Dry Needling
  2. Safety guide-lines for needling
  3. Ethics in the treatment of Dry Needling
  4. Superficial Dry Needling Techniques
  5. Deep Dry Needling
  6. Anatomy of the individual & groups of muscles
  7. Clinical: Physical Examination of Myofascial Pain Syndromes
  8. Myofascial Syndromes of the Thoracic region
  9. Myofascial Syndromes of the Lumbosacral u0026amp; Gluteal region
  10. Myofascial Syndromes of the Upper Extremity
  11. Myofascial Syndromes of the Lower Extremity
  12. Electrical stimulation of the needle & the different devices
  13. Cupping & Gua Sha techniques in the treatment of Myofascial Syndromes

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discounts of up to $200 to $300.00.





Basic Dry Needling Course

Columbus, OH

June 7, 8 & 9, 2024

Basic Dry Needling Course

Dallas, TX

Aug 9, 10 & 11, 2024

Advanced Dry Needling Course​

Denver, CO

Sep 27, 28 & 29, 2024

Advanced Dry Needling Course​

Dallas, TX

Nov 1, 2 & 3, 2024

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