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
CPD: 7 hours
Presented by: Jose Kunzler and Phil Rowe
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.
This two-day course applies osteopathic principles of palpation, diagnosis, and treatment in view of the concepts of Dr Sutherland’s Primary Respiratory Mechanism (PRM) and biodynamic embryological development.Also known as the viscerocranium, the face is explored and integrated with the cranium and body as a whole.
The course content includes:
- Embryological development and anatomy of the face.
- Palpation of the PRM expressed through the cranio-facial complex, whose function relates to the primary senses and human expression.
- Review of common conditions that affect the face, amenable to osteopathic treatment; including TMJ, palate, nose & sinuses & visual considerations.
- Practising a range of treatment techniques for clinical practice.
- A 4 to 1, student to tutor ratio, for practical sessions.
- Early Bird Registration $1,200.00 (paid on or prior to 8 September)
- Standard Registration $1,400.00 (paid after 8 September)
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