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This ​class ​focuses ​on ​treating ​Sports ​Injuries ​and ​Orthopedic ​Conditions ​of ​the ​Neck ​and ​Shoulder ​with ​a ​multi-modality ​approach, ​which ​includes ​Tui ​Na, ​acupuncture ​protocols, ​point ​prescriptions, ​and ​needling ​techniques. ​Students ​will ​also ​learn ​to ​appropriately ​use ​herbs ​externally ​(gaos, ​liniments ​etc) ​as ​well ​as ​internal ​herb ​formulas ​that ​treat ​the ​Neck ​and ​Shoulder. ​Finally, ​specific ​rehabilitative ​Qi ​Gong ​exercises ​conditions ​of ​the ​Head ​and ​Neck ​will ​be ​demonstrated ​and ​practiced, ​so ​that ​students ​are ​able ​to ​teach ​the ​exercises ​to ​patients. ​

This ​2-day ​weekend ​intensive ​combines ​lecture, ​demonstration ​and ​practice. ​Clinical ​efficacy ​and ​combining ​different ​modalities ​to ​effect ​maximum ​results ​will ​be ​emphasized ​throughout ​the ​class. ​Our ​goal ​is ​for ​you ​to ​walk ​into ​your ​clinic ​Monday ​morning ​and ​effectively ​use ​these ​techniques ​and ​principles.

Treating ​the ​Neck ​and ​Shoulder ​is ​part ​of ​our ​Advanced ​Gong ​Fu ​Sports ​Medicine ​Series. ​These ​advanced ​courses ​focus ​on ​practical ​treatment ​of ​injuries ​and ​orthopedic ​conditions ​using ​Tui ​Na, ​Acupuncture, ​Moxibustion ​and ​related ​techniques, ​Internal ​and ​External ​Herbal ​Therapy, ​and ​Rehabilitative ​Qi ​Gong ​Exercises.

Gong ​Fu ​Sports ​Medicine: ​Treating ​the ​Neck ​& ​Shoulder ​is ​a ​2-day ​seminar:

DATES: ​November ​9-10, ​2019

TIME: ​9am ​- ​5pm ​(Saturday ​and ​Sunday)

You ​Will ​Learn:

• Symptoms ​of ​neck ​and ​shoulder ​pain
• Causes ​of ​neck ​and ​shoulder ​pain
• Principles ​of ​treating ​the ​neck ​and ​shoulder
• Tui ​Na ​treatment ​for ​neck ​pain
• ​ Tui ​Na ​treatment ​for ​shoulder ​pain
• Modifications ​of ​Tui ​Na ​treatment ​according ​to ​type ​of ​neck ​or ​shoulder ​problem
• Acupuncture ​“opening ​moves” ​for ​the ​neck
• Acupuncture ​“opening ​moves” ​for ​the ​shoulder
• Sinew ​channel ​treatments
• Wind ​in ​relation ​to ​neck ​and ​shoulder ​pain
• Modifications ​of ​acupuncture ​treatment ​according ​to ​type ​of ​neck ​or ​shoulder ​problem
• Key ​internal ​herbal ​formulas ​for ​shoulder ​pain
• Key ​internal ​herbal ​formulas ​for ​neck ​pain
• External ​application ​of ​herbs
• Rehabilitative ​Qi ​Gong ​exercises ​for ​the ​neck
• Rehabilitative ​Qi ​Gong ​exercises ​for ​the ​shoulder

Prerequisites: ​

Must ​be ​a ​licensed ​acupuncturist ​or ​student ​currently ​enrolled ​in ​an ​acupuncture ​program. ​Other ​licensed ​professionals ​who ​are ​certified ​to ​perform ​acupuncture ​or ​"dry ​needling" ​may ​also ​attend ​this ​class. ​

If ​you ​are ​not ​certified ​or ​licensed ​to ​perform ​acupuncture, ​you ​make ​take ​this ​class ​but ​can ​not ​perform ​acupuncture ​in ​the ​class. ​


COST: ​$550

Gong ​Fu ​Sports ​Medicine: ​Treating ​the ​Neck ​& ​Shoulder ​is ​NCCAOM ​approved ​for ​14 ​CEUs

Class ​limited ​to ​26 ​people. ​

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