Dry Needling Course

The Trigger Point Dry Needling course is founded on Dommerholt’s evidence and clinical-based approach. It is a full 6-week course, with 2 days required on-campus per week. The course is a full subject taken from Q Academy’s 22316VIC Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy course, giving you a complete unit of competency.

Please note that this is an advanced course with extensive training. You will be required to demonstrate your competency by performing treatments in our supervised Student Clinic. This course meets requirements set by Industry Associations as well as Insurance providers.

Following The Australian Society of Acupuncture Physiotherapists Guidelines for Safe Acupuncture and Dry Needling Practice, you will learn this increasingly popular treatment option for medical professionals used to assist their clients return to optimal function. You will demonstrate safe practices, and implement and monitor infection control policy and procedures.  You will also learn all the skills of non-injection needling to stimulate specific soft tissues for therapeutic effect.

In the hands of a skilled practitioner, dry needling requires less energy expenditure for the practitioner, while simultaneously offering equal or better results for the client than manual techniques alone. Included in the course fee will be the relevant text book as reference material, as well as the needles, kidney dish and bin for sharp materials disposal which is necessary for practice and training.