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 Needling, are 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 obstetricians (verloskundige).

This course is given in English and in an academic format. It requires pre-course reading (review of the anatomy of the relevant muscles) and understanding of the articles. 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 are.

Course Program
The course is intensive and consists of 3 consecutive days. This training is given under the auspices of  Optimal Dry Needling Solutions (ODNS) from South Africa.

The course is taught with lectures, practical sessions, 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 a 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 consecutive days (09:00 to 17:00).
Possible data are:

  • February 1,2 and 3, 2019 VOL
  • September 9, 10 and 11 2019

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


  • 42 points register bekkenfysiotherapie

After completing this course you will be registered 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.