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Dao Needle Therapy

Acupuncture technique that eliminate stubborn pain and scar tissues

Date: Saturday, May 25 - Sunday, May 26

Early Bird Price: $500 CAD by March 31st

Regular Price: $600 CAD

Instructor: Brian Bowen M.S.Ac., Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)®, LAc, CMT, PA

Certification: Dao Needle Therapy Level 1

Location: OCTCM Toronto, 283 Spadina Avenue, 3rd Floor, Toronto, ON

Brian Bowen M.S.Ac., Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)®, LAc, CMT, PA

Dāo Needle Therapy is a revolutionary acupuncture technique that consistently eliminates scar tissue and stubborn pain. Dāo Needle Therapy utilizes a special style of acupuncture needle and a variety of diagnostic tools to bridge the gap between Chinese Meridian Therapy and the musculoskeletal chain.

This interactive course will instruct participants on this new needling technique while covering the underlying mechanisms and patterns that create pain. Participants will learn how to utilize a variety of advanced diagnostic tests in concert with Dāo Needle Therapy to become experts in diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal dysfunction.

  • Certification Course New Style of Acupuncture

  • Postural Analysis Advanced Palpation

  • Functional Tests Fascial Mapping

  • New Style of Acupuncture

  • Advanced Palpation

  • Fascial Mapping

15 CEUs by the NCCAOM and the State of California

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Course Schedule


8:00-9:30 a.m. Intro and Course Overview of the Dāo Needle

9:30-10:00 a.m. Contraindications and Safety 10:00-10:30 a.m. “Know Pain, or No Gain”

10:30-11:00 a.m. Physiology and Science of Needling 12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00-3:00 p.m. Postural & Gait Analysis

3:00-5:00 p.m. Functional Test, Patient Positioning

5:00-6:00 p.m. Meridian & Fascial Mapping,Needling


9:00-9:30 a.m. Overview of day 1

9:30-10:30 a.m. Palpation Diagnosis and Differentiation 10:30-12:00 p.m. Needling Practical:Lumbar, Pelvis

12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00-3:00 p.m. Needle Practical: Thoracic, Shoulder, Cervical 3:00-4:00 p.m. Marketing

4:00-5:00 p.m. Q&A

1 Week before Class we will send an email to all students with a log in access to the student portal. Their will be a list of Documents to review swell as videos to watch with exercises and quizzes.

This is approximately 10 hours of material.

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