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Motorpoint stimulation with dry needling: upper body

Motorpoint stimulation will benefit therapists that work with musculoskeletal complaints on a daily basis. Working with motorpoints is a very fast way to facilitate muscles that are weak and/or inhibited. Very often this is an instantaneous way to create changes in range of motion and proprioception; these changes in proprioception often make the client feel that the quality of motion is much better.

What's a motorpoint?
”small region of a skeletal muscle in which motor endplates are aggregated; the muscle is most sensitive to electrical stimulation at this point.”

Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine by Churchill Livingstone © 2008 Elsevier Limited. All rights reserved.

Why to use motorpoints:
A motorpoint is the area of the muscle were it’s easiest to elicit an motor response with electricity. When we stimulate it to have a motor response it will send a barrage of input from the muscle spindles to the nervous system. This barrage of signals can often give instant changes in range of motion, facilitation and how the client perceives a specific motion and/or area

Needle experience:
For needling of motorpoints its required to have basic skill levels. We will spend the majority of the time on finding and needling the motorpoints..

Course outline:
We will provide a brief overview of muscle testing as an starting point  for assessing weak and/or inhibited muscles in the neck and upper extremity. After each brief section  of muscle testing we will show you anatomy and were its available research how to find and needle the most common motorpoints in that section. We will also talk about working with muscles that are inhibited and/or weak instead of working with muscles that are tight. After this seminar you will be confident in locating and needling motorpoints with your clients in order to restore mobility and/or reduce pain.



  • Overview of muscle testing
  • Anatomy review of each area we needle.
  • Needling of motorpoints
  • How to use the pointerplus for stimulation of motorpoints

Location of the course: HumanMotion BV

Klaaskampen 19C
1251KN Laren


Recommendations to stay during the course:



Less than 300 meters from our office we have a nice Bed&Breakfast called: Het Hof van Laren.
For more information go to: 

Hotel de Witte Bergen in Eemnes is for some courses HumanMotion does in the Netherlands; it is 5 minutes away (by car) from our office.

Amsterdam, is only 35 kilometres from the hotel. Amersfoort and Utrecht are only 20 kilometres away. The airport is 48 kilometers from the hotel.


From the Airport / Amsterdam city center.
We advise to travel by train from Schiphol airport to Hilversum and get a taxi from the trainstation Hilversum to Klaaskampen 19C. Total cost would be around: (1 way) € 10,00 for the train from Schiphol to Hilversum and approximately € 22,50 for the taxi from train station Hilversum to our location (all prices are estimated prices)

the phone number to make a taxi reservation is: +31 35 531 8080 (taxi Eemnes) Mostly there are also taxi’s on the station as well you can ask them for their rates.

You can by your train ticket at the train stations


Peter Lundgren

Peter lives in Sweden, Tyresö and is so called Naprapat. It’s a five year education in manual medicin. During the first four years it covers topics from anatomy and physiology to nutriti ... 

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Peter lives in Sweden, Tyresö and is so called Naprapat. It’s a five year education in manual medicin. During the first four years it covers topics from anatomy and physiology to nutrition biomechanics progressing to massage techniques and manual adjustments. Last year is a practical internship treating patients and managing cases. Peter is using  different techniques in his clinic like; dry needling, manual adjustments, soft tissue tension release technique, FAT tool and drop table adjustments. He combines these in a specific manner called Functional Integrated Therapy. The way the modalities are combined helps speed up recovery as well as optimizes performance. He treats all kind of injuries in his clinic from acute injuries such as sports injuries to chronic pain management and also a number of complex cases that are a result of failed surgery or severe trauma cases.

He developed the soft tissue course which is an evolution from the FAT tool work I have been doing for the past several years. The FAT-Tool Technique is great at identifying and loosening areas of increase tension from superficial to deep structures. Myo Matrix Release follows similar principles and allows me to identify and treat tissue tension lines in a 3D way in the body for different clinical conditions. 

Price€ 495,00
Including syllabus. A small lunch is served.
Reception Date(s)29-06-2018 at 08:30
30-06-2018 at 08:30
Start time(s)29-06-2018 at 09:00
30-06-2018 at 09:00
Ending time(s)29-06-2018 at 17:00
30-06-2018 at 17:00
LocationLaren (Nh)
Speaker(s)Peter Lundgren
DidactTheory and Practice
Terms and conditionsTerms and conditions
LeadJ. Smeenge
Contact Hours14
Min-max participants10-18
Duration2 day(s)