Pain Science: Dry Needling 1 – Theory Webinar

Pain Science: Dry Needling 1 – Theory Webinar

Pain Science: Dry Needling 1 – Theory Webinar

Instructor: Jan Dommerholt, PT, DPT, MPS, DAAPM
Clock Hours: Four (4) contact hours
Grading method: online multiple-choice exam and passing score is ≥70%.

Instructional methods

  • Webinar

References:

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