Institute of Manual & Integrative Therapy

Dry Needling Certification & 2-Day Advance Dry Needling Courses

DIN-1 & 2  are 3-day live courses, designed with the beginner to advanced needling professional in mind, and completion of both leads to a “Cert. DIN” Certification in Dynamic Integrative Needling.  

2-DAY ADVANCED DIN COURSES INCLUDE:  Chronic Pain | Sports Rehab, Recovery, Performance | Pelvic Floor | F.A.C.E.

Discounts for new grads, students and professionals already certified in dry needling or acupuncture. Appropriate for physical therapists, athletic trainers, chiropractors, RNs, PAs, DOs and MDs.

Dry Needling Certification

DIN-1 & DIN-2

Our foundational 3-day dry needling seminars, DIN-1 and DIN-2, are designed first and foremost with safety in mind, but are additionally paired with the Hobbs Needling Paradigm clinical reasoning model.  Our dry needling courses have been taught in more countries than any other US organization for more than 20+ years.  Jon Hobbs, the developer of the Hobbs Masters Needling Series, has taught many of the founders and teachers of many US based organizations, and unlike many other U.S. based dry needling courses our DIN-1 & 2 are full body courses designed to be applicable to almost all of your patients first thing Monday morning. Completion of both give you credentials “Cert. DIN” (Certifications in Dynamic Integrative Needling).  This dry needling certification takes you beyond trigger points technique and into a clinical reasoning system the directs you to the correct target tissues, appropriate technique, and stimulation intensity and duration.  

Adv. Dry Needling Courses

Chronic Pain  |  Sport. |  Pelvic Floor  |  F.A.C.E.

Our advanced 2-day dry needling courses are designed to enhance the clinical reasoning and technical application of dry needling in specific patient populations.  These smaller courses are designed in a mentor style format where Hobbs Needling Paradigm clinical reasoning model is expanded upon to enhance outcomes and promote clinical reasoning confidence.  All instructors are actually treating clinicians in the area of expertise with each over 10 years of clinical experience.  They not only teach well, the teach from a depth of experience and clinical expertise.

The Hobbs Needling Paradigm: Up your needling game today!!

1. Identify Primary Pain State

  • Nociceptive
  • Peripheral Neuropathic
  • Nociplastic
    • +Consider BPS influencers.

2. Consider The Rehab Phase

  • Phase 1: Symptom Modulation
  • Phase 2: Loading Capacity Optimization
  • Phase 3: Function & Performance Improvement

3. Choose Desired Response

  • Reason 1: Local healing/inflammatory.
  • Reason 2: Local analgesic.
  • Reason 3: MSK & trigger points.
  • Reason 4: Segmental.
  • Reason 5: Supraspinal & systemic.

1 + 2 + 3 =

Appropriate technique selection.

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