Instructors: Ricky Weismann (Switserland)
Course contents :
On this 2-day advanced course participants will learn the diagnosis, physical examination and manual trigger point therapy of the most common muscles of the upper half of the body. The course is a hands on course. Participants practice among each other. This is a training program with immediate clinical applicability upon completion.
Course objectives :
Upon completion of the course, participants will …
– be able to identify the most common muscles of the upper half of the body by surface anatomy, palpation and by function and know their clinical symptoms and perpetuating factors.
– be able to identify the features of the trigger points by physical examination and apply this knowledge to the most common muscles of the upper half of the body.
– be able to perform manual trigger point therapy for the most common muscles of the upper half of the body.
– have updated their knowledge about research in the field of the myofascial pain syndrome and trigger points.
David G. Simons Academy ‘Top 30 basic course’ or equivalent courses from another course provider. Please contact us for more information.
Our international, experienced instructor team guarantees highest professional and didactical competence. We adhere to the “Swiss Guidelines for save Dry Needling”.
Datum : donderdag 21 maart en vrijdag 22 maart 2019 (dag 1 : 9.00-17.30 – dag 2 : 8.30-17.00)
Doelgroep van de cursus : Kinesitherapeuten, sportkinesitherapeuten, manueel therapeuten, sportartsen, osteopaten en chiropractoren
Prijs : 595€ (excl btw) , 40% korting indien betaling met KMO-Portefeuille
Inbegrepen : Syllabus, lunch en koffiepauzes.
Accreditatie : UBC-BVC accreditation: 14 CPD points (chiropraxie)
Ricky Weissmann graduated in 1992 with a state diploma in Physical Therapy in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. After that he did further study and training in manual trigger point therapy and orthopedic manual therapy (OMT). He acquired the fundamental and practical experience for the treatment of myofascial pain syndromes during the six years that he worked with Dr. Beat Dejung, MD, a pioneer in Manual Trigger Point Therapy in Switzerland. During this time he also had the opportunity to gain experience with David G. Simons, Peter Baldry and Chann Gunn. He treats mainly patients with neuro-musculo-skeletal dysfunctions in his clinik in Bülach, Switzerland. Since 1993, he regularly trains physical therapists and physicians in Trigger Point Therapy and Dry Needling. He headed the Society for Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy (IMTT) in Switzerland as founding president from 1994 to 2003. Together with Christian Gröbli he is co-founder and head of faculty of the David G. Simons Academy (DGSA) and he is also co-founder and president of the Swiss Dry Needling Association (DVS). Ricky Weissmann has been invited internationally as a speaker for congresses and for different workshops and seminars. He is the author of several articles and book chapters as well as co-author of the book “Trigger Point Therapy” and „Myofasziale Schmerzen und Triggerpunkte“.