Courses & Events

Podiatric Acupuncture

  • Date:
    12th October
  • Time:
    9am - 5pm
  • Location:
    The Institute of Podiatrists
    Clinical Training Centre
    PR9 0NP
  • Tutor:
    Somuz Miah

    Somuz Miah BSc(PodM), Dip Sp.I, PGC IP, MFPM RCPS (Glasg)

  • Cost:
    Member £350
    Non-member £375

This Podiatric Acupuncture course is open to all HCPC registered podiatrists, chiropodists, physiotherapists, doctors, nurses, chiropractors

Max. 10 delegates

This 1-day highly intensive training course is based on Western principles of acupuncture, often called dry needling. Course delegates will learn when and how to confidently utilise this procedure.

Podiatrists may use acupuncture as a stand-alone treatment or in combination with other modalities, symptoms associated with musculoskeletal disorders, neurological disorders and circulatory disorders can all benefit from acupuncture treatment.

Common conditions that can benefit from podiatric acupuncture treatment include:

  • plantar fasciitis
  • Achilles tendon injuries
  • shin ‘splints’
  • calf cramping
  • arthritic joint pain as well as neuropathic pain, neuromas, and ulcers

Course Tutor

Somuz Miah, CFPodM, BSc (PodM), Dip Sp.I, PGC IP, MFPM RCPS (Glasg), is a qualified Sports Practitioner & Podiatrist (Diploma Sports injuries & Electro Therapy). He qualified in medical acupuncture 11 years ago. He has been practising podiatry for over 24 years. Somuz is a Consultant Podiatrist Prescriber & Member of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons Glasgow.

This course is accredited by The Institute of Podiatrists. All course delegates will receive a copy of the book ‘Foundation in Medical Acupuncture: Evidence-Based Manual of Acupuncture Points’ as course pre-reading and will be provided with CPD certification and a box of acupuncture needles on successful completion of the course.