Acupuncture – Using distal and classified acupuncture points to treat musculoskeletal (MSK) problems


Using distal and classified Acupuncture points to treat MSK problems

7 Hours CPD

About the course

This CPD course has been designed to develop further your use of classified and distal acupuncture points to treat musculoskeletal problems. You will learn the location and function of a number of Xi Cleft points, Front Mu points, Luo points, Yuan source points Hui points, and how to integrate them into your treatment of MSK problems. The course has been specifically designed for professionals with a desire to develop and improve their skills in accurately assessing and treating acute and chronic injuries.

The course will help you will develop your rationale for the treatment and intervention with acupuncture, develop further your skill, utilising and integrating  acupuncture, within a multi-disciplinary treatment approach treating MSK problems, and develop their sensitivity to Qi.

You will learn a number of needle techniques which facilitate the resolution of injuries such as bruising and swellings, and how to use a defined set of classified points to help patients presenting with MSK problems in clinic. You will learn a number of needle techniques, and how to use these points diagnostically and therapeutically.

Tutor Paul Blacker

Paul Blacker

Paul practices Acupuncture, Tuina, remedial therapeutic massage, Qi gong and dietary therapy in Longfield, Kent. He has a practice in Kent, 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