Western Medical Acupuncture and Chronic Pain

Western Medical Acupuncture and Chronic Pain: A strategy for treating patients with chronic pain.


Date: 21 October 2017, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: Grey Lynn Returned Services Club (upstairs), 1 Francis Street, Grey Lynne, Auckland

Cost: $250

CPD: 7 hours 

Presented by: Jose Kunzler and Phil Rowe


Any inquires and registration please contact Phil Rowe This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Do you need some Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to maintain and develop your ongoing competence in Western Medical Acupuncture? Come and earn 7cpd points

Recent research in neuroscience and neuroplasticity now offer new strategies within WMA for the treatment of chronic pain and complex conditions. We use WMA and Osteopathic principles to access this new mechanism, come and learn how!

We offer new research, case studies, discussion on difficult presentations and practical new skills to use in the clinic on Monday.


Programme for the Day


  • Look at some research and theories around chronic pain conditions and neuroplasticity
  • Brief revision  of inflammation and immunity


  • Practical application of tools within osteopathy and western medical acupuncture that can be used for chronic pain
  • Participants outline a difficult patient presentation and through open discussion potential solutions are identified.


About the presenters:

Jose Kunzler: Osteopath/acupuncturist and French trained physiotherapist and well known teacher in structural osteopathy. Jose has lectured in New Zealand, Australia and regularly throughout Europe.

Phil Rowe: New Zealand trained Osteopath and AUT trained in Western Medical Acupuncture. Reader of research and seminar lecturer.