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ACUPUNCTURE FOR MANAGEMENT OF LOWER QUADRANT CONDITIONS
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Tutor: Justine Munur
 
COURSE DATE: 4 Nov 2017

Eligible for physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, acupuncturists and nurses.
See Eligibility flow chart


A one day post-foundation CPD course integrating the use of acupuncture within manual therapy of common lower quadrant problems.

Acupuncture and trigger points will be taught throughout the day and clinically reasoning its use will be emphasised.

Recommended pre-reading:
Bradnam, L. and Phty, D., 2003. A proposed clinical reasoning model for western acupuncture.
Cook, J.L. and Purdam, C.R., 2009. Is tendon pathology a continuum? A pathology model to explain the clinical presentation of load-induced tendinopathy. British journal of sports medicine, 43(6), pp.409-416.

Time

Content

Learning outcome

9.30-9.45

Introduction


9.45-10.30

Acupuncture overview

Brief overview of myofascial pain and acupuncture effects.

Trigger point acupuncture

Fascial planes of the lower quad

-Revise and understand the

Segmental, supraspinal and local effects of needling.

-Understand the theory of trigger points and pain referral

-Understand indications for and mechanisms of trigger point acupuncture

-Understand the relevance of fascial planes in the lower quadrant and relate to acupuncture meridians.

10.30-11.30

The Hip

-Understand the mechanics of hip function and common hip pain presentations.

-Understand the link between hip and lower limb pain.

-Be able to integrate and clinically reason acupuncture and trigger point needling into your manual therapy treatments.

11.30-11.45

Break


11.45-12.45

Practical:

Trigger points and acupuncture points relating to the hip.

-Be able to identify and effectively needle points that influence the function of the hip or refer pain into the hip area.

12.45-13.30

Lunch


13.30-14.30

The use of He-Sea points for knee pain, theory and practical

-Be able to identify and needle the He-Sea points at the knee and understand the indications for their use.

14.30-15.45

The foot and ankle

Theory and practical

-Be able to integrate acupuncture into musculoskeletal presentations of the ankle and foot including:

Plantar fasciitis

Achilles tendinopathy

Post-immobilisation rehab

-To understand the continuum of tendinopathy, when intervention is indicated and how to apply electroacupuncture.

15.45-16.00

Break


16.00-16.30

Cold

-To understand the TCM concept of cold.

-Recognise “Cold” problems in the lower limb.

-Be able to address “Cold” problems with acupuncture and manual therapy.

16.30-16.50

Case studies:

Lower quadrant

To demonstrate clinical reasoning of the use of acupuncture alongside normal practice in lower quadrant presentations.

16.50-17.00

Questions



INSURANCE

If you would like to obtain insurance that would cover you for dry needling we recommend Balens Insurance: www.balens.co.uk/
You must have this or similar insurance to attend the Dry Needling course.



   
COURSE DATE: 4 Nov 2017

CPD hours: 7  • cost: £135  

Book before 7 Jan 2017 for 10% discount.

 
  CPDA Ltd.  GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
  • 1. This course is only open to fully qualified acupuncturists, see eligibility flow-chart on the right.
  • 2. All students must be prepared to give and receive needling.
  • 3. Any students who have conditions that may be aggravated by any Acupuncture procedure should not participate in the course. Any student who may be pregnant, or is actively trying to become pregnant must not participate in the course.
  • 4. All students must have the facility to practise needling freely in their place of work between the course parts and following the course.
  • 5. All students must have Trust or Private Practice protocols in situ for active use of Acupuncture within their practice.
  • 6. All students must have appropriate professional indemnity insurance for the use of Acupuncture within their scope of practice.
  • 7. All deposits and payments are non-refundable and non-transferable to other courses or lectures.
  • 8. Details of the venue, starting times and a copy of the programme will be sent to you with confirmation of your booking.
  • 9. In the unlikely case that CPDA has to cancel a course or lecture, all deposits will be refunded in full.
    CPDO is not financially responsible for any of the participant's expenses associated with the booking (e.g. travel, accommodation, work days lost, etc).
  • 10. The course organisers reserve the right to change the course contents, substitute leaders and timetables without advance notice.
  • 11. The organisers hold no responsibility for the contents and clinical application of the material taught on the courses.
  • 12. Certificate of attendance and a receipt will be issued at the end of the course.
  • 13. Due to privacy issues photography and video recording is not allowed during the workshops.



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Justine Munur BSc(hons) MSc MAcS MCSP is a tutor for the ALIED training team, providing acupuncture teaching for healthcare practitioners. She works within the NHS as the lead physiotherapist for a chronic pain service and a women’s health service. Within both roles, she extensively uses acupuncture and is currently carrying out a study into the effects of acupuncture for the treatment of overactive bladder. She also has her own private clinic based in south east London. Justine originally studied acupuncture ten years ago and has since completed a diploma in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese medicine.
 

 
 

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