Acupuncture Orthopedics

Acupuncture Orthopedics

Regular price $899.00 AUD $824.00 AUD Extended Early Bird
Includes GST of $74.91 AUD

Presented by: Dr James Lu In association with SustainHealth Academy

Registration open for: Registered Healthcare professionals and Chinese medicine student.

Prerequisite: None

Date: 27-28 September 2019

VenueOaks on Collins

Address: 480 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 (4.5 stars venue)

Times9am - 5pm

CPD: 6.5 points per day

Approved by: AACMA, ATMS, ANTA

Terms and Conditions

Courses are devised into 4 parts. All courses include lectures and hands-on labs:

  • Day 1 - Acupuncture orthopedics for craniomandibular, cervical and thoracic spine injuries
  • Day 2 - Acupuncture orthopedics for lumbar, sacral and pelvic injuries
  • Day 3 - Acupuncture orthopedics for upper extremity injuries (date to be announced)
  • Day 4 - Acupuncture orthopedics for lower extremity injuries (date to be announced)

THIS COURSE COVERS

This course covers the etiology, pathogenesis, differential diagnosis and treatment of common diseases of the musculoskeletal system in accordance with both TCM and Western medicine. Emphasis is placed on the differentiation of bone and soft tissue injuries related to common sports and industrial injuries.

You will learn how to review X-rays and to treat patients with the most effective strategies, perform essential orthopedic tests to evaluate the outcome of treatments, recognize red flags in orthopedics, and make appropriate clinical decisions. You will also learn how to competently instruct patients in the proper rehabilitation and the prevention of sports and industrial injuries.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN FROM THIS COURSE

Acupuncture Orthopedics incorporates Classical Meridian acupuncture with Orthopedic Physical Therapy approaches to impact pain, soft tissue injuries, and other chronic orthopedic disorders. Course content includes:

  • Assessment of the musculoskeletal system for soft tissue dysfunction, postural alignment, compensatory movement patterns and muscular integrity by using special tests, manual muscle testing, range of motion and movement patterns.
  • Use of TCM organ diagnosis and theory, Trigger, Motor and acupuncture points, joint mobilizations, referred pain patterns, myofascial mobilization techniques, clinical taping and postural exercises that combine with other protocols to help the practitioner get the patient out of pain and provide long-lasting results.

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN FROM THIS COURSE

    Acupuncture Orthopedics incorporates Classical Meridian acupuncture with Orthopedic Physical Therapy approaches to impact pain, soft tissue injuries, and other chronic orthopedic disorders. Course content includes:

    • Assessment of the musculoskeletal system for soft tissue dysfunction, postural alignment, compensatory movement patterns and muscular integrity by using special tests, manual muscle testing, range of motion and movement patterns.
    • Use of TCM organ diagnosis and theory, Trigger, Motor and acupuncture points, joint mobilizations, referred pain patterns, myofascial mobilization techniques, clinical taping and postural exercises that combine with other protocols to help the practitioner get the patient out of pain and provide long-lasting results.

      WHAT YOU WILL LEARN FROM THIS COURSE

      Acupuncture Orthopedics incorporates Classical Meridian acupuncture with Orthopedic Physical Therapy approaches to impact pain, soft tissue injuries, and other chronic orthopedic disorders.

      Course content includes:

      Assessment of the musculoskeletal system for:

      • Soft tissue dysfunction
      • Postural alignment
      • Compensatory movement patterns 
      • And muscular integrity by using special tests, manual muscle testing, range of motion and movement patterns.

      Use of TCM organ diagnosis and theory plus

      • Trigger, Motor and acupuncture points
      • Manual techniques for common orthopedic dysfunctions
      • Referred pain patterns
      • Myofascial mobilization techniques
      • And clinical taping and postural exercises that combine with other protocols to help the practitioner get the patient out of pain and provide long-lasting results.

          Participants will be able to:

          Acupuncture Orthopedics incorporates Classical Meridian acupuncture with Orthopedic Physical Therapy approaches to impact pain, soft tissue injuries, and other chronic orthopedic disorders.

          Course content includes:

          • Discuss the anatomy/biomechanics of the spine and extremities and how the syndromes and other problems relate to each other.
          • Perform the steps of the differential evaluation for the detection of spine and extremity dysfunctions.
          • Discuss the key elements involved and use various strategies for effective treatment, including acupuncture, cupping, gua-sha, Tui-na, taping and manipulations.
          • Discuss exercise programs where indicated as well as contra‐indications.

              acupuncture Orthopedics Scoliosis Treatment
              just 2 visits

              Participants will be able to:

              Acupuncture Orthopedics incorporates Classical Meridian acupuncture with Orthopedic Physical Therapy approaches to impact pain, soft tissue injuries, and other chronic orthopedic disorders.

              Course content includes:

              • Discuss the anatomy/biomechanics of the spine and extremities and how the syndromes and other problems relate to each other.
              • Perform the steps of the differential evaluation for the detection of spine and extremity dysfunctions.
              • Discuss the key elements involved and use various strategies for effective treatment, including acupuncture, cupping, gua-sha, Tui-na, taping and manipulations.
              • Discuss exercise programs where indicated as well as contra‐indications.

                  acupuncture Orthopedics Treatment

                      SCHEDULE

                  09:00 – 10:30

                  10:30 –  10:45

                  10:45 – 11:30

                  11:30 – 12:30

                  12:30 – 13:30

                  13:30 – 14:30

                  14:30 – 15:30


                  15:30 – 15:45

                  15:45 – 16:45

                  16:45 – 17:00

                  Introduction, Anatomy and PalpAtation

                  Tea break

                  Assessment of Common Dysfunctions, Signs & Symptoms 

                  Effective TCM and Evidence-based Rehabilitation Treatment Strategies
                  (TMJ and Cervical)

                  Lunch break

                  Demonstration & Hands-on Lab (TMJ and Cervical)

                  Effective TCM and Evidence-based Rehabilitation Treatment Strategies
                  (Thoracic)

                  TEA BREAK

                  Demonstration & Hands-on Lab (Thoracic)

                  Q & A

                  09:00 – 11:00

                  11:00 –  11:30

                  11:30 – 13:00

                  13:00 – 14:00

                  14:00 – 16:00

                  16:00 – 16:30

                  16:30 – 18:30

                  Therapy of commonly seen and difficult diseases

                  Tea break

                   Therapy of commonly seen and difficult diseases

                   Lunch break

                  Therapy of commonly seen and difficult diseases

                  Tea Break

                  Therapy of commonly seen and difficult diseases

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                  All about Dr James Lu

                  Dr Lu is a direct disciple of Dr Zhu and the director of Zhu’s Neuro Acupuncture & Rehabilitation Centre.

                  Dr. Lu, a licensed Acupuncturist and Physical Therapist, has been in the medical profession for over 20 years. He has worked as Director of Rehabilitation and Senior Physical Therapist in a variety of settings, including hospitals, rehabilitation centers and private clinics. His primary experience has been in the realms of orthopedics, stroke rehabilitation, balance/vestibular disorders and pain management. 

                  To learn more about Dr Lu click here