CC Promoted Courses

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Course Title: The Mulligan Concept: Mobilization With Movement Upper and Lower Quarter Courses

Presenters: Mark Thomson, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, CMP, MCTA & Jarrod Brian, PT, OCS, CMP, CSMT, TPS, MCTA

Sponsor: and Mulligan Concept Teacher Association

Date(s)/Location(s): 11/13-11/14, Houston, TX, Upper Quarter
12/4-12/5 San Antonio, TX, Lower Quarter
12/11-12/12 Dallas, TX, Upper Quarter

Description: These two day courses will present the Mulligan approach to manual therapy for the upper quarter including the cervical and thoracic spines, and the lower quarter including the lumbar spine. It will include lecture, patient demonstrations, and lab time to give the participants a thorough and in-depth coverage of the Mobilization With Movement approach. This unique approach to manual therapy was discovered by Brian Mulligan, F.N.Z.S.P. (Hon), Dip. M.T. from Wellington, New Zealand. This simple yet effective manual approach addresses musculoskeletal disorders with pain free manual joint "repositioning" techniques for restoration and abolition of pain.

Upper Quarter and Lower Quarter detailed schedules and course dates and times may be found at

Registration Information: Registration Fee is $525 with an early bird discount up to 4 weeks in advance of $499. Register at

Posted: 9/28/2021

Course Title: Haynes Method Hybrid DN Certification

Presenter: Dr. Luke J. Haynes, PT, DPT, CHDN

Sponsor: Haynes PT Institute

CCUs: 64

Date: 3/1/21 - 12/5/21

Location: Hybrid & Weatherford, TX

Description: The Haynes Method of Neuromuscular Dry Needling is a 64-hour certification process with 1/2 of the content being live interactive virtual lecture and the other 1/2 being live in-person lab sessions. 

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define dry needling and differentiate between dry needling and acupuncture.
  • Identify the appropriate population and conditions that may benefit from dry needling.
  • Demonstrate proficiency and competence with needle application and safe needle technique for the patient and the practitioner.
  • Identify the appropriate dosing of dry needling necessary to treat an acute, subacute, or chronic neuromuscular dysfunction.
  • Describe the indications, precautions, and contra-indications of dry needling.
  • Discuss the locations and anatomical structures in the danger zones of dry needling to ensure patient safety.
  • Discuss the current best evidence related to dry needling.
  • Identify specific treatment rationales and protocols for various diagnoses and body regions.

Registration Information: Registration fee is $950.00,

Posted: 1/27/2021