Integrating Dry Needling into Hand Therapy

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Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Time: 5:00 PM PT / 6:00 PM MT / 7:00 PM CT / 8:00 PM ET

Deadline to register: Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET

Presented by: Mary Barnes, MOT, CHT, CIDN & Christina Woods, MOT, CHT

Format:  45 minutes presentation, 15 minutes Q&A 

Webinar Description:
This webinar is the second part of a presentation on the use of dry needling in hand therapy. The webinar will cover the effects of dry needling on neural muscular, fascia and scar tissue and provide a review of the evidence for dry needling. The webinar will include videos of treatment techniques and needle setting and manipulation. Potential adverse events and the incidence will be reviewed. The presentation will demonstrate how dry needling can be applied to several common conditions in hand therapy. 

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants will:

  1. Evaluate the evidence for dry needling in hand therapy
  2. Apply dry needling to two specific upper limb conditions
  3. Identify adverse events associated with dry needling
  4. Describe how to determine dosage for dry needling in hand therapy

Attendees earn 1.0 contact hour or 1.10 CEUs

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Registration Fee:
Members $35
Student Members $20
Non-Members $55
Student Non-Members $30

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Mary Barnes, MOT, CHT, CIND

Mary Barnes has been a CHT for over 25 years. She is an instructor for ASHT’s Education on Tour, Hands-on Orthotics, the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association, Integrative Dry Needling, the Arthritis Foundation and Belmont University. She also teaches internationally through ASHT’s International Traveling Course and ASHT’s International Committee Virtual Education Series.

Mary is the author and instructor of the Foundations Course and International Traveling Course. Mary has completed international medical mission trips with Healthcare Volunteers Overseas and SurgiCorps International. She is the recipient of the AAHS International Volunteerism Award for an international mission to Ghana. She serves in the Education Division as project for lead for Education on Tour and on ASHT’s International Committee. She is the former Chair of the Tennessee Board of Occupational and Physical Therapy Examiners. Mary is the recipient of many awards including TnOTA Therapist of the Year and ASHT Grassroots Award.

Christina Woods, MOT, CHT

Christina has been a CHT working in outpatient orthopedics for almost 10 years. She is certified in Graston and KT. She is one of only three OTs in Tennessee who is certified in Dry Needling. She was instrumental in securing the passage of a bill to add dry needling to the Tennessee OT practice act. Christina is an adjunct professor of Occupational Therapy at Tennessee State University. She has presented at the local, state and national level.