Clinical Procedures Workshops

Acupuncture and Manipulation Techniques for Pain Management

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

8:30 - 11:30 a.m. or 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. or

Thursday, September 22, 2016

8:30 - 11:30 a.m.


From attending this session, you will be able to:

  • Consider how the concept of qi (chi) and acupuncture may impact overall effective treatment for patients with pain to improve their quality of life.
  • Analyze the indications and contraindications for acupuncture.
  • Identify anatomical locations for the bladder meridian to maximize efficacy of treatment.
  • Observe proper placement of auricular needles and demonstrate placement of needles into a practice receptacle.
  • Demonstrate the use of observation, postural evaluation and palpation skills in assessment of patients with chronic pain.
  • Practice basic manipulation techniques, and understand their application and contraindications.

If already registered for the 2016 AAFP FMX, please call (800) 274-2237 to register for this course.

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