A community of practitioners.

Practitioners trained in Dr. Gunn's model can be found in the Gunn IMS Practitioner Directory.


Dr. Gunn's theories and dry needling techniques have been pivotal in shaping our understanding of pain and dysfunction of the human body. This site is devoted to the advancement of knowledge for all practitioners that have been trained in his innovative methods.



After logging in, you'll have access to various information portals including updated practice bulletins, annotated research papers, assessment forms, practice exams and much more.


Have access to the latest vital information from a network of professionals in the field and know your questions can be answered here.



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Latest News and Updates

February 14, 2018

Update on Latest Research at UBC

The benefits of Gunn IMS on achilles tendinopathy is currently being studied using the UBC Chan Gunn IMS Neuropathic Pain Research Fund.


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Research paper on the effects of Gunn IMS Dry Needling on Achilles Tendinopathy
January 29, 2018

Needle Technique Bulletin

Important information regarding needling technique to avoid pneumothorax while needling the upper fibers of trapezius.

Content available in the Bulletins section of the members area.

December 17, 2017

Adverse Event Update

A brief case history of a broken needle found in the abdomen on MRI following acupuncture needling.

Available in the Bulletins section of the Members Area.

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Broken Needle in Abdomen
November 1, 2017

Gunn Pavillion Now Open!

The new Chan Gunn Pavilion is now open at the University of British Columbia and is the “home” of UBC Gunn IMS. Here ongoing research, practice and teaching of the technique take place in state-of-the-art facilities, at  one of the world’s leading universities.  This monumental achievement accomplishes one of Dr. Gunn’s most important goals for the neuropathy model.

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