CLINICAL ACUPUNCTURE ORTHOPEDICS
Become proficient in the treatment of pain. It’s time to break away from cookbook treatment.
Clinical acupuncture orthopedics is a course designed to teach the practitioner in the treatment of conditions related to the spine as well as the upper and lower extremities that are often seen in the Chiropractic clinic daily. There is a relationship of the subluxation complex and dysfunctions which produces pain in various parts of the body, and this will be discussed. This course covers headaches of various types, cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral spinal issues. Additionally, the upper and lower extremities will be covered for each particular joint. Treatment review of proper needling and other non-needle treatment such as cupping, Gua sha and electrical stimulation procedures and the different machines used. Clinical Diagnostic tools will be presents to assist the Doctor in treatment recommendation.
COURSE OBJECTIVES FOR CLINICAL ACUPUNTURE ORTHOPEDICS
Module I (4 Credit Hours)
It is important to understand the basic theory of Asian medicine so that one can apply those principles in the diagnosis and treatment of their patients. This course will explore the theories that each of have previously learned and apply them to the relationship of conditions presenting pain in your patient. These theories will enhance your abilities to diagnosis your patient better and formulate a proper treatment plan with acupuncture and other adjective treatments.
Headaches – You will learn the treatment of headaches simply by the location of the headache, the Channel that passes through the region where the headache is occurring . Detail discussion will entail with the classification of Asian patterns relating to headaches. Signs & symptoms, treatment principles and specific acupuncture points relating to the pattern being discussed will be presented.
Specific acupuncture points in the treatment of Headaches
Auricular points related to Headache
Module II (4 Credit Hours)
Neck pain, Midback pain & Low back pain – when to use local treatments and when distal treatments & which may be more effective at particular times.
Upper extremity conditions of the shoulder, elbow and wrist.
Lower extremity conditions of the hip, knee and ankle.
Hand & Feet conditions.
Specific acupuncture points in the treatment of the upper & lower extremities
Auricular points related Spinal Pain & Extremity conditions.
Module III (4 Credit Hours)
Overall review of particular point prescriptions for treatment of body areas.
Electrical stimulation procedures.
Cupping protocols and procedures.
Gua Sha protocols and procedures.
4 Credit Hours
Basic Theory related to pain
Treatment of Headaches
4 Credit Hours
Neck / Thoracic / Lumbar
4 Credit Hours
Module I & II
Module II & III
Module I & III
Module I, II & III
All Modules are approved for license renewal credit in the following States through Pace & the TCA (Texas Chiropractic Association).
TX Approval: AO07-11700 / Pace Course ID: CA012
Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming
It is the responsibly of the viewer to check your State or Pace website to make sure the seminar is approved for license renewal credit.
Upon completion of the course you will be given a downloadable “Proof of Attendance”.
Access to seminar is for 90 days.