Trigger Points

Event Date(s): 16th November 2019 - 17th November 2019

Tutor(s): Jon Hobbs

Price: £180 - £220

Location: Whittington Health NHS Trust, Outpatient Physiotherapy Department, Old Nurses Home, Whittington Hospital, Magdala Avenue, London, N19 5NF

Closing Date: 10th November 2019 -- You will be unable to book after this date!

This two-day course is designed for practitioners who wish to develop new practical needling skills in the management of MSK conditions via trigger point needling. The course covers a review of the commonly accepted mechanisms of trigger point development and examines the evidence supporting needling. The significant practical aspect of the course explores a variety of needling techniques to manage commonly presenting msk conditions throughout the body in all major muscle groups.

Includes deep and superficial trigger point approaches for needling SCM, trapezius, levator scapulae, rotator cuff, pec. major, quadratus lumborum, gluteus max., med., min., piriformis, erector spinae group, hamstrings, quadriceps, gastrocnemius, soleus and more.


- To develop theoretical knowledge of trigger point acupuncture and its role in the treatment of myofascial pain.
- To develop participants practical skills in both assessment and treatment of trigger points in the treatment of myofascial pain.

This course is open to health professionals with previous acupuncture training and who have a significant level of anatomical and physiological knowledge.

CPD Hours: 14
AACP Member: £180.00
Non AACP Members: £220.00
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- No "Employer Paying" bookings will be accepted during the 30 days before the course start date.
- All course bookings made within the 30 days must be paid in full at the time of registration.

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Course outline