This course gives insight in using Dry Needling of the Pelvic Floor. The clinical implications and indications as well as an evidence based medicine approach for Dry Neelding is given to broaden your aspects of clinical reasoning, related to general pelvic problems and chronic pelvic pain specifically.

For whom
Physiotherapists who would like to know Dry Needling techniques for the pelvic Floor and developments in that field including patient presentation. Also for BIG registered obstetrician (verloskundige).

The course is intensive and consists of 3 consecutively days. This training is given under the auspices of  Optimal Dry Needling Solutions (ODNS) from South Africa. Previous experience with Dry Needling is not a requirement in view of the solid structure of the course, but specialization in specific anatomy of the pelvis and pelvic floor dysfunctions is.

Course Program
This course is given in English and in an academic format. It required precourse reading (review of the anatomy of the relevant muscle) and understanding of the articles. Before the start of the course questions

The course is taught with lectures, practical seasons and clinical reasoning sessions.

The program includes the following items:

  • Ethics and clean field needling
  • Neurophysiology of Superficial Dry Needling (SDN) & Deep Dry Needling (DDN)
  • Use of SDN in clinical setting
  • Practical: Gluteal and Periformi, Short Rotators of the hip, Hamstring
  • Practical: Anterior and medial Thigh, Lumbar spine needling, Abdominal, Pelvic Floor
  • Case studies and clinical reasoning
  • Adverse effects of dry needling
  • Literature review of scar tissue needling

The course is completed by both a written exam and practical exam.


Duration of the course, dates and times:
The course is intensive and consists of 3 consecutively days (alle das from 8.30 to 17.00). Possible data are:

  • Februari 1,2 and 3, 2019
  • September 9, 10 and 11 2019

Level and language
Post HBO certificate. The course is given in English.


  • 42 points register bekkenfysiotherapie

After complething this course you will be registerd in the Int. ODNS Dry Needling register Pelvic Floor.

Uiterste inschrijfdatum: twee weken voor aanvang cursus.
Inschrijving en plaatsing geschiedt op volgorde van aanmelding via het inschrijfformulier, het aanleveren van een kopie van uw diploma en het overmaken van de factuurbetaling. Zodra wij alles binnen hebben wordt uw inschrijving definitief en bevestigd.

Minimal attendees: 8
Maximum attendees:16

These inclused materials, coffee, thea, soda and lunch.