Acupuncture on Musculoskeletal Disorders - Soft Tissue Injuries
Location: AOMA South Campus; 4701 West Gate Blvd; Dojo
From: October 5, 2019 at 9:30am to: Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 4:30pm
About the Course
A two day hands-on training course covering soft tissue injuries specifically with myofascial pain and muscle dysfunction. This course focuses on improving the participants’ diagnosis and treating skills. Various acupuncture techniques will be demonstrated, related diagnosis skills will be introduced, most common pain syndromes treatment will be addressed in this class, and participants will have ample time to practice during the class.
What You'll Learn
1. Demonstrate and practice various acupuncture techniques on soft tissue injuries
2. Identify the anatomy of fascia, muscle, bone, nerve and related soft tissue
3. Familiar the physical assessment of soft tissue injuries
4. Review the pathogenesis of common soft tissue injuries
5. Know the acupuncture treatments on common soft tissue injuries
About the Instructor
Yongxin Fan, is an accomplished instructor of traditional Chinese tuina. He practiced and taught as an attending medical doctor and instructor at the Acupuncture Institute at the Chinese National Academy of TCM and at the Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center. A member of AOBTA, Yongxin Fan has lectured and worked as a visiting professor in Holland, Germany, and Japan. He has more than 16 years of clinical experience and his research has been published in the National Journal of TCM.
He specializes in applying an integrated therapy consisting of acupuncture, herbs, and tuina to treat various pain syndromes, including acute and chronic articulation and muscle injury lumbago, recovery from fractures, and headaches. Such integrative treatment is a hallmark of his approach to common ailments such as stress, allergies, insomnia, and gastrointestinal disorders. Fan has been on the faculty at AOMA since 2002.