Treating sports injuries with acupuncture
This workshop has been thoughtfully created to help professionals like you, integrate a range of medical assessment tools, including, Western assessment techniques, Acupuncture, Tuina, and Qi gong.
You will learn innovative treatment strategies, understand the strengths and limitations of various interventions, and develop the skills to identify contra indications and red flags, for acute, sub-acute, and chronic sports injuries.
The course’s objective is to enhance the clinical outcomes for your patients, providing you with additional western clinical assessment tools and TCM skills. In addition, you will explore some of the psychosocial and emotional factors, and practitioner development issues, related to sports injuries, while also learning to strengthen your Qi.
Overall, this workshop offers invaluable insights and knowledge that will help you provide a more comprehensive and holistic approach to patient care.
It's valid for
Its a level
post graduation course
April 11 th 2024 (Thursday)
Guy’s Campus, Shepherds House, Collingwood Street, London, SE1 1UL
You will learn how to integrate acupuncture into a multidisciplinary treatment model, treating acute or chronic sports injuries. You will learn useful points, Qigong exercises, Tuina techniques, and new patient handling skills. By the end of the day you should:
- Be able to assess acute, sub-acute, and chronic injuries
- Develop your understanding of the patho-physiological processes of acute, sub-acute, and chronic injuries against a paradigm of Western and Eastern medicine
- Understand the basic patterns of disharmony of sports injuries
- Develop a better understanding of sports injuries in relation to the TCM and western medical models
- Covered how to effectively use acupuncture and adjunctive techniques
- Have learned how to formulate treatment pricnciples, plans, and point prescriptions
- Understand when and how to intervene to speed up the client’s injury repair
- Improve your assessment and treatment strategies
- Develop further your patient handling skills
- Understand the cautions and contraindications of acure injuries
The course has been uniquely devised for practising and final year therapists of all disciplines who hold professional insurances that will cover them for the use of acupuncture within their scope of practice, and who have an interest in developing and enhancing their clinical skills.
- Acupuncturists (BAcC, BMAS, ATCMA etc.).
- Osteopaths (Dry needling).
- Chiropractors (Dry needling).
- Physiotherapists (AACP).
A working knowledge of acupuncture (any particular style) is required.
Yes, you will be formatively assessed throughout the course, your tutor will provide you with observed, assessed, constructive correction, feedback and instruction.
The course runs over 1-day face to face clinical training day.
You will receive a CPD certificate recognised by your professional asscoaition valid for 7 hours CPD.
We send you a hard copy by post, and an e-certificate electronically for your files.
Marjolijn qualified as a physiotherapist in Amsterdam, Holland, and then moved to Spain to work as a private physiotherapist in Barcelona, and was the team physiotherapist for the national Spanish ladies hockey team.
After moving to England in the 1990s and after raising a family, she enrolled at the University of Westminster in London and undertook a degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Her desire was to combine the two disciplines and make them work together to enhance effective treatment outcomes. The western approach to acupuncture introduced her to an …read more
Paul has been in practice for over 30 years and has over 25 years teaching experience
Paul practices Acupuncture, Tuina, remedial therapeutic massage, Qi gong and dietary therapy in Longfield, Kent. He is a first aid instructor and set up and runs the New Ash Green Rugby Club treatment centre, a unique multi-disciplinary, multi-bed unit, treating male and female senior and junior sports players. He graduated in massage in 1993 and in acupuncture in 1997, achieved his PGCE in 2002, and his Masters in education in 2012. Read more…
Before you attend
- Refreshments and lunch sadly are not provided.
- You will need to bring a pen or pencil, we will be providing everything else; full colour course notes, all of the training equipment etc.
- All participants must be prepared to give and receive treatments during the training, and a must be over 18 years old.
- If you are fasting for religious or other reasons you must inform the tutor before the course commences.
- As a participant you must have a sound working knowledge of Acupuncture, any particular style.
- Due to the practical hands on nature of the course the minimum number of participants is 6.
- This course may not suitable for women who are pregnant or are trying to get pregnant.