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Dry Needling - Foundation course 

Presented by Trevor Montgomery

Saturday 23 September 2017 -  8.30am - 5.00pm -  Sunday 24 September 2017 - 8.30am to 3.00pm

A.U.T, North Shore Campus, Northcote, Auckland

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This foundation course taught by Trevor Montgomery, in association with PAANZ, is suitable for all physiotherapists wishing to expand their clinical reasoning and treatment skill sets with the use of dry needling. The course has a large practical component with particular emphasis on safe needling practice as set out in the latest PAANZ safety guidelines.

The course is designed to help practitioners integrate dry needling into their clinical approach with a view to addressing the underlying causes of some of the more common clinical presentations we treat. Having taught over 100 introductory and advanced courses for AUT, PAANZ, the APA of Australia and Asia over the last 9 years.  Trevor brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his teaching in this specialty area.


Acupuncture, Mulligan Concept and the SIJ

Presented by Jillian McDowell & Susan Kohut

Saturday 30 September 2017 -  8.30am - 4.30pm

A.U.T, North Shore Campus, Northcote, Auckland

In this course you will be introduced to how Mulligan Concept manual therapy and acupuncture can be combined to treat scaroiliac joint dysfunctions.  Basic SIJ mechanics, mobilisations with movements, muscle involvement and trigger pointing will be utilised from a western perspective.

No pre-requisite to attending this course.

To register simply complete and return this registration form to paanz@physiotherapy.org.nz or to register online using your PNZ membership details please click here 

NOTE: All attendees must be registered in New Zealand and have a current APC.


Headache Day

Presented by Jillian McDowell & Susan Kohut

Sunday 1st October 2017 -  8.30am - 4.30pm

A.U.T, North Shore Campus, Northcote, Auckland

Western acupuncture and manual therapy approach to treatment of cervicogenic headaches day

Course description:

A combined manual therapy and acupuncture day course that also includes testing of the upper cervical spine for instability and VBI.Mulligan Concept techniques and western needling will be practiced and ear acupuncture, posture and re-establishing muscle function will be discussed.May be a refresher for some advanced practitioners but is a good overview tying all aspects of physiotherapy practice together.

Course objectives:

1. Recognize and differentiate the types of headaches that may present for treatment

2. Identify red flags in headache presentations and screen for cervicogenic instability and VBI

3. Select manual therapy techniques and acupuncture points to treat cervicogenic headaches with a western philosophy

No pre-requisite to attending this course.

Non PAANZ members and non PNZ members are welcome.

To register simply complete and return this registration form to paanz@physiotherapy.org.nz or to register online using your PNZ membership details please click here

NOTE: All attendees must be registered in New Zealand and have a current APC. 


Acupuncture in Sports

Presented by Hamish Ashton

Saturday 4 November 2017 -  8.30am - 4.30pm

Wellington Hospital, Therapies Outpatients, Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington

Acupuncture is a safe and very portable modality that can be used on the sports field, when travelling with athletes, as well as when treating them in the clinic. This makes it an ideal way to treat athletes in multiple settings and for multiple scenarios. For our elite athletes WADA has no currently restrictions on its use so it can be used safely without the risk that some drugs or supplements have.

This course aims to explore the theoretical application and practice of acupuncture practiced in the sports setting. It will revise areas taught in previous modules and seminars but also explore possible new ground for its use in this country. These areas include immediate and preventative use for acute traumatic inflammation, motor point needling, and the concept of effecting performance through direct improvement or improved recovery.

Below is an outline on the key concepts that will be covered. The course with be a combination of theory and practice application of techniques.

Acupuncture for acute inflammation - Theory and practical application of using acupuncture to help limit initial injury inflammation

Acute injury management – Tendo Muscular Meridians

·         Theoretical and research concepts of use and point selection

·         Review of points

·         Practical application

Physiological effects of acupuncture in the use of treatment (based on Lynley Bradnam’s work)

·         Local effect

·         Central effect

·         Spinal effect

Motor Point Needling

·         Theory including the concept of sensory-motor amnesia

·         Practical application of motor point needling (based on Matt Callison’s work)

Trigger Point – application to sport – brief revision

Acupuncture beyond injury -competition and recovery

·         theoretical applications – what research is out there

Pre-requisite for any PAANZ course is 80 hours of formal acupuncture training. 

Non PAANZ members and non PNZ members are welcome providing you met the pre-requisite.

To register simply complete and return this registration form to paanz@physiotherapy.org.nz or to register online using your PNZ membership details please click here.

NOTE: All attendees must be registered in New Zealand and have a current APC. 


Dry Needling - Foundation course 

Presented by Trevor Montgomery & Emma Ferris

Saturday 11 November 2017 -  8.30am - 5.00pm -  Sunday 12 November 2017 - 8.30am to 3.00pm

Burwood Hospital, Physio Department, Christchurch

This foundation course taught by Trevor Montgomery and Emma Ferris, in association with PAANZ, is suitable for all physiotherapists wishing to expand their clinical reasoning and treatment skill sets with the use of dry needling. The course has a large practical component with particular emphasis on safe needling practice as set out in the latest PAANZ safety guidelines.

The course is designed to help practitioners integrate dry needling into their clinical approach with a view to addressing the underlying causes of some of the more common clinical presentations we treat. Having taught over 100 introductory and advanced courses for AUT, PAANZ, the APA of Australia and Asia over the last 9 years.  Trevor brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his teaching in this specialty area.

To register simply complete and return this registration form to paanz@physiotherapy.org.nz or to register online using your PNZ membership details please click here

NOTE: All attendees must be registered in New Zealand and have a current APC. 


  


 

 

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