Canine Dry Needling

International Course on Canine Dry Needling

3-day course in The Netherlands

When: 4, 5 & 6 October 2019 

Location: Oude Koudekerkseweg 55, 4335 CB Middelburg, The Netherlands

Teacher: Nympha Minnaar-van der Feen PT MSc, physiotherapist (HvA Amsterdam), animal physiotherapist (Ghent University) and clinical health scientist (Utrecht University), founder of Eqix Educations and teacher of the international equine and canine dry needling courses since 2012, member of the Veterinary European Physical Therapy and Rehabilitations Association (VEPRA). 

Course Fee: 825 euro ex 21% VAT. (If you already have the certificate ‘Equine Dry Needling’ you do not have to attend the first day of the course. The course fee for you is 550 euro ex 21% VAT.)

To register for the course please sent an email to info@eqix-educations.com with your name, address, telephone, email address and occupation.

 Course content and timetable:

1th day 

  9:30 – 10:00             Coffee/tea
10:00 – 10:30             Introduction
10:30 – 11:00             Lecture: Theory and background myofascial pain
11:00 – 11:15             Coffee/tea break
11:15 – 12:00             Lecture: Theory and background dry needling
12.00 – 12:30             Film “Fascia”

12:30 – 13:30             Lunch

13:30 – 14:15             Lecture: Indications and contraindications
14:15 – 15:00             Lecture: Theory of the technique of dry needling
15:00 – 15:15             Coffee/tea break
15:15 – 17:00             Wet lab: “Handling the needle” and “Myofascial triggerpoints, local
                                   twitch response and referred pain”

2nd day

  9:30 – 10:00             Coffee/tea
10.00 – 10:30             Lecture: Theory examination canine myofascial pain
10:30 – 11:00             Practicum: Examination canine myofascial pain
11:00 – 11:15             Coffee/tea break
11:15 – 12:30             Practicum (continuation)

12:30 – 13:30             Lunch

13:30 – 14:00             Lecture: Overview musculature neck region
14:00 – 15:15             Practicum: Dry needling neck region
15:15 – 15:30             Coffee/tea break
15:30 – 16:00             Lecture: Overview musculature shoulder and foreleg
16:00 – 17:00             Practicum: Dry needling musculature shoulder and foreleg


3th day

  9:30 – 10:00             Lecture: Overview musculature hipregion and hind leg
10:00 – 11.00             Practicum: dry needling musculature hipregion and hind leg
11:00 – 11:15             Coffee/tea break
11:15 – 12:30             Practicum (continuation)

12:30 – 13:30             Lunch
13:30 – 14:00             Lecture: Overview musculature back
14:00 – 15:15             Practicum: Dry needling back
15:15 – 15:30             Coffee/tea break
15:30 – 16:30             Review examination and dry needling in dogs
16.30 – 17.00             Feedback in written form, summary and closure

Cancellation Policy: we charge 25%  for cancellations up to a month in advance and 100%  thereafter unless we can fill the place from a waiting list in which case we will then refund 75%. Non Transferable.

Please email us for more information!