Trigger Point Needling   4 CEUs

(Pre-requisite class for future classes covering specific body areas.)

This class is NCALB approved and satisfies hours for the mandatory 15 hours covering needling or moxibustion

required for every biennial licensing renewal period.


  • Basic Concepts and Definitions of Myofascial Trigger Points
  • Proposed Mechanisms and Effects of Trigger Point Needling
  • Trigger Point Needling vs. Acupuncture Needling: Is there a difference?
  • Anatomy of the Fascia, Muscle Tissue Layers
  • Importance of Muscle Knowledge: Insertion, Origins, Belly, Action, Nerve Innervations
  • Safety Guidelines
  • ​Palpation and Trigger Point Needling Techniques and Skills Practiced