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MEDICAL ACUPUNCTURE - FEBRUARY
(Dry Needling) for the treatment of muscular pain

 

This course will be facilitated by OMT Training

 

For further information about OMT, please visit http://www.omttraining.co.uk

 

COURSE PRICE: £300 
(deposit of £200 payable now - balance on course attendance)

Course Dates: 26th + 27th Feb 2018

Course Location: Bourn Golf and Leisure, Toft Road, Bourn, CB23 2TT

(location has a massive car park and there is no charge)

Start Time : 8:30am Registration for 9:30am - 4:30pm Course

 

Course Details:

 

Medical 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.

 

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 Therapist/Student Sports Therapists

Sports & Remedial Massage Therapists

Chiropractors/Student Chiropractors

Other healthcare providers


 

ADVANCED SPINAL MANIPULATION
For the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions

 

This course will be facilitated by OMT Training

 

For further information about OMT, please visit http://www.omttraining.co.uk

COURSE PRICE: £300
(deposit of £200 payable now - balance on course attendance)

Course Dates: 8th + 9th March 2018

Course Location: Bourn Golf and Leisure, Toft Road, Bourn, CB23 2TT

(location has a massive car park and there is no charge)

 

Start Time : 8:30am Registration for 9:30am - 4:30pm Course

 

Course Details:

 

A 2 Day Workshop in advanced manipulative techniques for:

OA, AA Thrust Techniques

Cervical Spine Manipulation (C1-C7 / Grade V Techniques)

 

Learning Outcomes: 

 

Upon completion of Advanced Spinal Manipulation, participants should be able to:

 

Demonstrate a consolidation of existing knowledge and performance in pre-thrust spinal positioning for HVT thrust techniques

 

Demonstrate a consolidation of existing knowledge and performance in the use of HVT thrust techniques for the spine, thorax, pelvis and peripheral manipulation techniques

 

Describe and demonstrate minimal leverage, long and short lever techniques

 

OMT Advanced Spinal Manipulation is tailored to meet the needs of participants in addressing frequently encountered problems with the safe and effective delivery of specific HVT thrust techniques, it looks to build your existing knowledge within HVT spinal manipulation and developing and refining your current skill base.

 

All techniques will be taught with an emphasis on final minor adjustments using minimal force and short and long lever techniques. This bespoke training course has been delivered and taught to therapists worldwide, with the OMT team, training prestigious organisations such as the medical teams at Liverpool FC and Manchester City FC.

 

OMT Advanced Spinal Manipulation is aimed at therapists with previous experience and relevant qualifications within manipulative therapies, such as Osteopaths, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Sports Therapists we aim to take your skills up to the next level with this challenging and highly rewarding technique classes.

 

Course Overview:

 

This course is a 2-Day (one weekend) introduction to OMT Advanced Spinal Manipulation.

 

Review of:

 

Anatomy and Physiology refreshed

 

Cervical artery dissection (VBI) and upper cervical spine instability reviewed within best practice

 

Safety, current research, appropriate clinical testing pre manipulation

 

Patient screening

 

Techniques shown but not limited to:

 

Cervical Spine - OA & AA

 

Sacro Iliac Joint - SIJ

 

Gleno - Humeral Joint - G/H

 

Elbow

 

Wrist

 

Hand

 

Foot

 

Clinical decision making and evidence informed medicine related to the use of HVT thrust techniques.

Benefits of HVT thrust techniques versus non-thrust techniques.

 

Identification of difficulties experienced in the application of HVT thrust techniques by participants.

 

Common problems, mistakes and issues within locking a joint, applying HVT to joints.

 

Patient comfort and positioning for effective technique.

 

Cervical Spine Manipulation.

 

Upper Cervical Spine: OA - AA.

 

Mid cervical and lower cervical spine thrust techniques.

 

Summary and Discussion.

 

Who is this course for?

Osteopaths/Student Osteopaths

Physiotherapists/Student Physiotherapists

Sports Therapist/Student Sports Therapists

Sports & Remedial Massage Therapists

Chiropractors/Student Chiropractors

Other healthcare providers


 

MEDICAL ACUPUNCTURE - JUNE
(Dry Needling) for the treatment of muscular pain

 

This course will be facilitated by OMT Training

 

For further information about OMT, please visit http://www.omttraining.co.uk

 

COURSE PRICE: £300 
(deposit of £200 payable now - balance on course attendance)

Course Dates: 28th + 29th June 2018

Course Location: Bourn Golf and Leisure, Toft Road, Bourn, CB23 2TT

(location has a massive car park and there is no charge)

Start Time : 8:30am Registration for 9:30am - 4:30pm Course

 

Course Details:

 

Medical 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.

 

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 Therapist/Student Sports Therapists

Sports & Remedial Massage Therapists

Chiropractors/Student Chiropractors

Other healthcare providers

Payments made here are deposits and are non-refundable and non-transferable

**Final course payment to made on the first day of the course as a cash payment**

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