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International Lectures
east – west
medicine – philosophy – management

Measures regarding COVID 19

International Lectures organizes the upcoming courses in the Conference Hotel Kontakt der Kontinenten. The Conference Hotel follows the measures and advice of the central government and the RIVM with regard to the coronavirus (COVID 19) that apply to every hotel in the Netherlands and requests your cooperation with the following:

Needles

Effective pain relieving needling techniques - Trigger points and beyond

Conferentiehotel Kontakt der Kontinenten, Soesterberg

The course teaches you a unique combination of treatment techniques with which you can achieve immediate results in the pain treatment of different body regions. Muscle, trigger points, nerve innervations, and relevant acupuncture points are discussed for each region, after which effective needle techniques are practiced in relation to Zang-Fu, the five elements, the climate, etc. that can be applied to the various forms of pain.

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Starts
11 March 2022 at 11:30
Ends
13 March 2022 at 16:00
Price
579.00
Language
English

General course description

In this three-day course, you will learn effective acupuncture pain-relieving needling techniques connected to joints, the muscular-skeletal and fascia systems, and nerve tissue. You will learn to understand the nature of pain, thought, and emotion from Chinese and Western perspectives. You will also learn to apply treatment protocol combinations of Five phase acupuncture, TCM, and Western medical acupuncture into clinical practice. All points and techniques will be explained from a scientific viewpoint with the related anatomical and physiological features, and from a Chinese medical perspective.

Course outline from day to day

Day one: Theory
  • Understanding of pain.
  • Trigger point therapy.
  • Spinal nerves and areas of innervation and the use of Hua Tuo´s Jiaji points.
  • Tapping techniques.
  • Influential muscular points including anatomy and function of muscles described in treatment protocols.
  • Muscular and myofascial connection to meridians and organs.
  • Emotional responses when treating muscles.
  • Treatment protocols for knees, hips, sacroiliac joint, and lower back.


Day one: Demonstrations and practical work
  • Applying regional treatment for problems relating to knees, hips, and lower back.
  • Locating trigger points including palpation and needling.
  • Spinal nerve stimulation of dermatomes, myotomes, and sclerotomes through Hua Tuo´s Jiaji points.
  • Tapping techniques at muscle attachments.


Day two: Theory
  • Repetition of day one.
  • Influential muscular points including anatomy and function of muscles described in treatment protocols.
  • Muscular and myofascial connection to meridians and organs.
  • Treatment protocols for neck, shoulders, and arms.


Day two: Demonstrations and practical work
  • Applying regional treatment for problems relating to neck, shoulders, and arms.
  • Spinal nerve stimulation to neck, shoulders, and arms.
  • Locating explained trigger points including palpation and needling.
  • Tapping techniques at muscle attachments.


Day three: Theory
  • Repetition from day two.
  • Treatment protocols for head and face.
  • Influential muscular points including anatomy and function of muscles described in treatment protocols.
  • Muscular and myofascial connection to meridians and organs.


Day three: Demonstrations and practical work
  • Applying regional treatment for problems relating to head and face.
  • Spinal nerve stimulation to the head and face.
  • Locating explained trigger points and Motor points including palpation and needling.
  • Tapping techniques at muscle attachments.


Day three: Live demonstration

Demonstration on an outside patient on how to treat in accordance with explained techniques during the three days.

Learning the techniques

During the three-day course, participants will practice all techniques demonstrated. The course contains a lot of practical work palpating and needling to ensure security and quality when using the techniques. Subsequent participants will be able to integrate these into practice for immediate use.

Time schedule

  • 11 March 2022 | 11:30—17:00
  • 12 March 2022 | 9:00—16:00
  • 13 March 2022 | 9:00—16:00

Target audience

Acupuncturists, student acupuncture

Accreditation

Accreditation is obtained from NVA (code AT), NWP (licenses Acupuncture and Shiatsu), and Zhong (Category 1, 20 NAP). Accreditation will be applied at Eufom and BAF if a student is a member of one of these organizations. A member of the VNT can apply for an individual accreditation in the member section online.

Prior knowledge

Basic TCM

Pricing

  • Regular price 579.00

incl. coffee/tea/water/lunch (day 2 and 3)

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