We strive to offer our course participants the latest worldwide developments, research, treatment approaches, and other pertinent information about myofascial trigger points and myofascial pain. The Janet G. Travell, MD Seminar Series and the certification programs are offered in close international collaboration with other course programs:
The David G. Simons Academy in Switzerland offers a comprehensive international myofascial course, similar to the Janet G. Travell, MD Seminar Series. Christian Gröbli, PT and Ricky Weissmann, PT serve as international examiners for the Janet G. Travell, MD Seminar Series. Both Dr. Robert Gerwin and Dr. Jan Dommerholt have taught courses with the David G. Simons Academy. More information about the David G. Simons Academy »
In Spain, physical therapist Orlando Mayoral del Moral conducts many manual trigger point therapy and dry needling courses leading to university specialist certificates. In 1996, Dr. Gerwin taught the first trigger point dry needling course in Spain together with Mr. Mayoral. Dr. Jan Dommerholt continues teaching advanced dry needling courses throughout Spain. Mr. Mayoral serves as one of the international examiners for the Janet G. Travell, MD Seminar Series. More information at the Travell y Simons site »
In Ireland, at United Physiotherapy Clinic, physiotherapist Dr. Johnson McEvoy offers the only myofascial trigger point therapy courses exclusively for chartered physiotherapists. The courses are offered in conjunction with the David Simons Academy. Dr. Jan Dommerholt is a frequent guest instructor and he teaches dry needling courses with Dr. McEvoy and Swiss colleague Christian Gröbli. More information about the course program »
In the Netherlands, Myopain Seminars collaborates with Myofasciale Pijn Seminars, which offers the most comprehensive myofascial pain education program, including dry needling. The course program is accredited by the Royal Dutch Physical Therapy Association (KNGF). The program includes manual techniques and dry needling based on current best available scientific evidence. The course program is developed in close cooperation with Myopain Seminars, Bethesda, MD, USA. Dr. Jan Dommerholt (Myopain Seminars, USA) serves as an advisor and teacher during several courses. More information about the course program »
In Australia, Myopain Seminars works closely with CPD Health Courses. CPD Health Courses providesfully accredited online theory plus practical Dry Needling courses for Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Myotherapists, Remedial Massage Therapists, OT’s, Exercise Physiologists and Podiatrists.