DIN-4: Advanced Clinical Patient Management Using the DINS

This 27-hour live course is designed with the advanced practitioner in mind.  This class is particularly geared toward the private-practice provider seeking to understand how to incorporate the Dynamic Integrative Needling System (DINS) into comprehensive patient management, going beyond basic neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction and into holistic patient management.  Topics of instruction include advanced management of the following:

  • Neck, upper back, and upper limb conditions;
  • Low back, lumbopelvic, and lower limb conditions;
  • Women’s health issues and their influence on MSK conditions;
  • Gastrointestinal conditions and their influence on MSK conditions;
  • Stress, depression, and anxiety and their influence on MSK conditions;
  • The need for rejuvenation, recovery, and sleep and their influence on MSK conditions;
  • Provides an introduction to auricular and craniofacial needling approaches.

A 100+ page manual is provided with all lectures and detailed needling intervention descriptions to participants in the course.

This course is currently being evaluated by the ProCert approval process for continuing education credit.

This course is part of The Hobbs Masters Needling Series and is a prerequisite to receiving the Certification in Dynamic Integrative Needling (Cert. DIN).  Click here for more information.

This course will set you apart from your competition. It is designed with the private practice practitioner in mind. Become the go-to provider in your community that everyone is talking about when it comes to back pain, cervicogenic headaches, and MSK conditions.


By the end of this course participants will be able to:

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Course Developer/Instructor:  

  • Jonathan Hobbs (UK), MSc, MCSP, FHEA, AACP Chairman

PREREQUISITES: Licensed PT, MD, DO or NMD or a student enrolled in a PT, MD, DO or NMD program. Please bring proof of licensure or student ID to class.

*All MD, DO and NMD students are eligible to attend. PT students must be in their 2nd or 3rd year of study or attend with a Professor, CI, or PT mentor.

*DIN-1 is a prerequisite to DIN-4 unless you have previous needling experience and training. If you have been needling for more than a year and have taken at least 24 hours of needling training you may petition to participate in DIN-4. Please email DrSean@MPTAlliance.com a summary of your needling experience and training for approval. Approval is based on a case-by-case basis determined by the quality of your previous needling experience. Prior needling participants will be required to take additional online coursework to facilitate learning and attainment of the common language utilized throughout the D.I.N.S. series.


$1,295.00 for US Based Courses (Click here to see current discounts, offerings and to register.)


  • Class Schedule:

    • 8 – 6 each day  
    • Registration:  7:30 – 8:00 Day #1