Introduction to Dry Needling Oct'20 - CPD, AECC University College, Saturday, 10. October 2020

 ** There are a limited number of places available at the early booking discounted price (as shown above). Once these have sold, places will revert to the standard price (+ 20% on the above price) **  
Registration Saturday: 09:15 
Saturday: 09:30-17:00
Sunday:   09:00-13:00
This course is accredited for 10 CPD Hours by the European Academy of Chiropractic. 
We want to reduce our impact on the environment by limiting the amount of paper we are using for our CPD courses. Course notes: Not provided in hard copy. You will be notified by email to access notes via Dropbox or similar (this is free to access and you will not need to set up a Dropbox account)
** This seminar is open to chiropractors including final year chiropractic students, physiotherapists and osteopaths. It is the delegates’ responsibility to ensure they have professional indemnity insurance to cover the use of dry needling before attending this seminar **
Presented by John Reynolds MB, BS, MRCP, FISM, DipMedAC
Course Content
This seminar is designed to introduce the techniques of dry needling using acupuncture needles in the treatment of myofascial trigger points.
These techniques offer a safe and effective way to rapidly deactivate points using sub-dermal and intramuscular needling techniques. The course is highly practical and delegates are normally confident to needle their patients after the seminar.
Day 1
0930 - Welcome and Introduction to Dry Needling
0945 – History of Acupuncture
1000 – Traditional and Western medical theories of mechanism of action.
1100 – Coffee
1120 - Safety and side effects.
1145 – Myofascial model for Dry needling
1215 – Expected clinical outcomes in Dry Needling
1245 – Questions
1300 – Lunch
1400 – Practical – Needling technique.
1430 – Practical – Myofascial syndromes affecting the Knee
1500 -  Local, segmental and meridian approaches to treating Knee conditions.
1530 – Tea
1545 – Practical - Myofascial syndromes of the lower leg
1615 – Local, segmental and meridian approaches to treating Ankle and Foot conditions.
1700 – Finish
Day 2
0900 – Practical – Meridian and myofascial needling for conditions affecting the Forearm, wrist and hand.
1030 – Demonstration of safe needling technique for the Neck
1100 – Coffee
1120 – Practical – Cervical spine and Shoulder
1215 – Practical – Low back, Hip and Pelvis
1300 – Finish
John Reynolds is qualified in medicine in 1975 and subsequently pursued a specialist career in rheumatology and rehabilitation medicine in the RAF. He was Chief Medical Officer for the British Paralympic Team for eight years. Dr Reynolds has been a practising acupuncturist for twenty years. He is a past Chairman of the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS) and remains a regular lecturer on BMAS Introductory and Post-Basic courses. His acupuncture training and practice is Western orientated although he does embrace some traditional meridian theory.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
For more information contact the CPD team on +44 (0)1202 436 237 or email cpd@
Will lunch & refreshments be provided?
A light lunch & refreshment breaks will be provided.
What if I have a Dietary requirement?
Should you have any genuine dietary requirements please email cpd@ who will pass this information onto the catering team.
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Saturday, 10. October 2020, AECC University College, Introduction to Dry Needling Oct'20 - CPD

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