Courses & Events

Podiatric Acupuncture Course

  • Date:
    15th and 16th July 2017
  • Time:
    Two full days
  • Location:
    The National Training Centre
    150 Lord Street
    Southport, Merseyside
    PR9 0NP
    UK
  • Tutor:
    David Lintonbon, DO PG Cert Clin Ed

    Somuz Miah, CFPodM, BSc(PodM), Cert HTox, Dip Sp.I, PGC IP, CFPodM, MFPM RCPS(Glasg)

  • Cost:
    £355 members and £380 non-members

 

This course is open to all HCPC registered chiropodists or podiatrists, physiotherapists, doctors, nurses chiropractors etc – L/A certificate is not required.

This is two days of intensive practical training with David Lintonbon and Somuz Miah, based on Western principles of acupuncture, called dry needling.

You will learn when and how to utilise this procedure safely.

Two day course (Practical and Theory)

Open to members and non members

Approved by The Institute of Chiropodists and Podiatrists

About the course

Podiatrists may use acupuncture to treat alone or in combination with other modalities, symptoms associated with musculoskeletal disorders, neurological disorders and circulatory disorders.

Common conditions treated include:

  • plantar fasciitis
  • Achilles tendon injuries
  • shin ‘splints’
  • calf cramping
  • arthritic joint pain as well as neuropathic pain, neuromas, and ulcers

What does the course entail?

Will you be using human models?

It will involve hands on practical sessions on fellow colleagues

This is two days of intensive practical training with David Lintonbon and Somuz Miah, based on Western principles of acupuncture, called dry needling.

You will learn when and how to utilise this procedure safely.

This course will cover treatment for knee to toe problems, treatments will be covered on most lower limb pain management.

About the Tutors

David qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in 1985 and the University of Brighton where he was awarded the Post Graduate Certificate of Clinical Education. David has been teaching osteopathic technique & Dry Needling for over ten years in the UK and Japan

Somuz is a qualified Sports Injury Practitioner (Diploma Sports injuries & Electro Therapy, 15 years),  he qualified in dry needling 4 years ago.  He has been practising podiatry for over 17 years. Somuz is a Consultant Podiatrist Prescriber & Member of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons Glasgow.

Somuz has more than 12 years experience in teaching/training with qualifications `Certificate Teaching Skill EBM (Evidence Based Medicine), (NHS Westmidlands Deanery), & Level 3 Award in Education & Training Certification as well as IOCP`s award for `Outstanding Contribution Towards Education` (2015)

Contact Julie to book your place or for further information. Email: julie@iocp.org.uk or telephone: +44 (0) 1704 546141