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REGENERATIVE

DRY NEEDLING

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ABOUT

IAR offers a uniquely superior dry needling course that is truly unmatched in the market. This course covers in depth the major theoretical models of dry needling including the mechanical trigger point, spinal radiculopathy, and biomedical systemic models. The course details how each model can be individually adapted to the different pain states and soft tissue pathologies that present in the sports and orthopedic populations. The IAR dry needling course will also expose the clinician to various manual therapy techniques, including joint mobilization, soft tissue mobilization, and neural tissue mobilization, and how to effectively integrate these interventions within the realm of dry needling to truly enhance tissue regeneration and athletic performance. Upon completion of the course, the clinician will possess an extremely comprehensive intervention strategy that combines dry needling, manual therapy, and exercise prescription into an incomparable treatment model.

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ADMISSION STANDARDS

All clinicians should be familiar with their state's current legislation and required contact hours on dry needling intervention prior to participating in the course.

Texas PT Association - 24 CCUs - LEVEL 1

Texas PT Association - 16 CCUs - LEVEL 2

             IAR (BOC AP# P10127) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. ​This program is eligible for a maximum of 24 / 16 Category A CEUs (L1 / L2). ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

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​Eligibility: ​

  • Physical Therapists

  • Occupational Therapists

  • Athletic Trainers

  • Chiropractors

  • Medical Physicians

  • Physician Assistants

  • Nurse Practioners

  • Physical Therapy Assistants

  • DPT Students (3rd Year)

schedule

SCHEDULE 

Mission, TX
January 13 - 14, 2024
Level 1

Register before December 30, 2023 and use code PV225 to save $225 on this course.

Austin, TX - SOLD OUT
February 17 - 18, 2024
Level 1

Register before February 1, 2024 and use code *** 

San Antonio, TX
April 6 - 7, 2024
Level 2

Register before March 15, 2024 and use code SA225 to save $225 on this course.

West Palm Beach, FL
April 13 - 14, 2024
Level 1

Register before March 15, 2024 and use code FL225 to save $225 on this course.

Florida Physical Therapy Association CEUs: PENDING

Dallas, TX
May 18 - 19, 2024
Level 2

Register before May 1, 2024 and use code DFW225 to save $225 on this course.

Houston, TX
June 22 - 23, 2024
Level 1

Register before June 10, 2024 and use code HTX225 to save on this course.

DHR Health Orthopedic & Sports Institute
June 22 - 23, 2024
Level 1

PRIVATE COURSE

Houston, TX
July 27 - 28, 2024
Level 2

Register before July 1, 2024 and use code HTX225 to save $225 on this course.

Dallas, TX
September 14 - 15, 2024
Level 1

Register before August 30, 2024 and use code DFW225 to save $225 on this course.

Des Moines, IA
August 10 - 11, 2024
Level 1

Register before July 13, 2024 and use code IOWA225 to save $225 on this course.

Austin, TX
October 26 - 27, 2024
Level 2

Register before October 1, 2023 and use code ATX225 to save $225 on this course.

Houston, TX
December 7 - 8, 2024
Level 1

Register before November 18, 2024 and used code HTX225 to save $225 on this course. 

New courses added regularly. Please check back for updated schedules.

HOST A COURSE

Are you interested in hosting an IAR Dry Needling course? Please Contact Us for information on clinic requirements and discounts for host employees.

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COURSES

  • LEVEL 1  - Certification in Sports & Orthopedic Regenerative Dry Needling
    The IAR R-DN1 consists of 1 interactive online self study and 2 day dynamic on site lab module. The course covers the necessary foundational knowledge that is required for the safe and effective application of dry needling into clinical practice. Highlights of the this course include history and background, scope of practice/legislation, physiology and mechanics of DN, application principles, intramuscular e-stim, regional specific anatomy, and comprehensive dry needling intervention of the most common areas of spine, upper extremity, and lower extremity. This information will be covered in an efficient three day format that will effectively prepare the clinician to immediately use DN intervention with the most common pathologies for each body region seen in the sports and orthopedic populations. Learning Objectives: Identify the history and background of dry needling intervention. Identify the tissue physiology and mechanics of dry needling. Identify the principles of safe and effective dry needling application. Identify the human anatomical indications and contraindications for dry needling application. Be able to safely and effectively apply dry needles in the lumbar and pelvic region. Be able to safely and effectively apply dry needles in the cervical and TMJ region. Be able to safely and effectively apply dry needles in the shoulder complex and wrist/hand. Be able to safely and effectively apply dry needles in the hip, leg, foot, and ankle region. Course Schedule: Online Self Study - Audio Presentation Saturday: 8:00am - 6:00pm Sunday: 8:00am - 6:00pm *end times are subjective to change depending on participant number and delivery of information Areas Covered: SPINE ​Cervical Lumbar/SIJ TMJ UPPER EXTREMITY ​Shoulder Girdle Elbow/Forearm ​Wrist/Hand LOWER EXTREMITY Hip/Thigh Lower Leg Ankle/Foot
  • LEVEL 2 ​​- Certification in Sports & Orthopedic Regenerative Dry Needling
    The IAR R-DN2 course will introduce dry needling techniques and application to unique and advanced areas of the spine, abdominal region, upper extremity, and lower extremity. The course will further progress the major theoretical models of dry needling into a specific diagnostic driven approach. The course will introduce needling patterns and treatment sequences used to effectively and efficiently address common pathologies seen in the athlete. This course will also introduce regenerative cupping techniques, fascial and superficial needling techniques, and discuss principles of joint mobilization and manipulation integration with dry needling. Learning Objectives: Be able to safely and effectively apply dry needles in the thoracic and lung field. Be able to safely and effectively apply dry needles in the anterior cervical and TMJ region. Be able to safely and effectively apply dry needles in the posterior, lateral, and anterior abdominal region. Be able to safely and effectively apply dry needles in the advanced areas of the upper and lower quarter. Identify the principles of application and tissue physiology of vacuum therapy. Be able to safely and effectively apply vacuum therapy to regions of the spine, upper, and lower quarter. Be able to safely and effectively integrate joint mobilizations with dry needling and vacuum therapy. Course Schedule: Saturday: 8:00am - 6:00pm Sunday: 8:00am - 5:00pm *end times are subjective to change depending on participant number and delivery of information Areas Covered: SPINE Thoracic Spine Intercostals Anterior Cervical Advanced TMJ 360 Abdominal UPPER EXTREMITY Anterior Shoulder Periscapular Distal Forearm Wrist / Hand Intrinsics LOWER EXTREMITY Deep Hip Rotators ​Posterior Knee Foot / Foot Intrinsics REGENERATIVE CUPPING / VACUUM THERAPY Spine Upper Quarter Lower Quarter ​
Program Tuition

PROGRAM PRICE

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Participant is eligible for a full refund minus 25% of administrative fees if participant cancels 30 days prior to the course date. Participant is not eligible for a refund if participant cancels less than 30 days prior to the course date. Participant is eligible to transfer all course fees to any future courses in a specific timeframe. Participants will receive a full transfer to another course or full refund if the course is cancelled by the program.

Register early to take advantage of course discounts!

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REVIEWS

"IAR's Dry Needling course was the best DN course I have taken! This course covered so much information in one weekend than other needling courses I've taken. It exceeded my expectations in expanding my treatment toolbox, and I was able to easily implement the techniques immediately into my patient care. The course is extremely well run and the learning material is extremely useful. Toko has a great depth of knowledge and clinical experience to offer any clinician wanting to work with the sports population whether with DN or manual therapy."

 

Chris Basa, PT, DPT

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