Past workshops

TREATING SPORTS INJURIES WITH ACUPUNCTURE WITH KEVIN YOUNG 

 

Date: 4 & 5 December 2010
Venue: British School of Shiatsu, Unit 3, Thane Works, Thane Villas, London N7 7NU
Time: 10am - 5pm both days (12 hours)
Price: £160

PLACES ARE LIMITED TO 24 PER CLASS SO BOOK EARLY!!

Learn how to effectively treat sports injuries using acupuncture with Kevin Young, sports physio, acupuncturist and former competitor. Kevin now runs busy practices in the South of England and is the preferred therapist for many leading sports persons. He also teaches at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine and is the author of several published articles. Click here for his JCM article on TCM and sports injuries.

During this great-value-for-money two-day seminar, Kevin will be teaching the basic skills used to diagnose and treat sports and musclo-skeletal injuries, and the subsequent treatment using Chinese medicine modalities. The skills and treatments learnt can be applied to virtually any musculo-skeletal condition, essential to any practice!

Open to acupuncturists of all levels including final year students with basic grounding in western and anatomy and physiology.

You will cover;
 Assessment of different categories of muscle strains
 Differentiation of haematomas and an outline of conventional treatment
 How to rehabilitate muscle weakness with stretch, exercise and gym routines
 First aid techniques for injuries > When to refer patients on to another medical practitioner
 Examination of injured joints including the knee, shoulder girdle, the spine, ankle, elbow and wrist
 Acupuncture techniques, such as thread needling, eagle claw, star fish formation, ah-shi points, electro-acupuncture, cupping and moxibustion
 Tui na techniques used in sports teams, and when and where to use them
 General exercises for wellbeing and their importance to sports personnel
 Patent herbal remedies and balms for the treatment of bruising and injury
Kevin has presented this hugely popular course dozens of times throughout the UK, and is always oversubscribed. Places are limited to a maximum of 24 participants, so book early!

Please contact Anne-Marie for more information: 07719 531085 or workshops@tian-garden-acupuncture.co.uk

Treating Sports Injuries with Acupuncture - brochure and booking form

 

SKILLS WORKSHOPS WITH CHARLIE BUCK

Fantastic opportunities for experienced acupuncturists to refresh and revive practical skills. Recently qualified acupuncturists and final year students also welcome.

PLACES ARE LIMITED TO 24 PER CLASS SO BOOK EARLY! BOOK BOTH - SAVE £20!!!!

Needling Techniques Workshop £90
Date TBC, London
Time: 10am - 5pm (6 hours)

Needle manipulation techniques are key to enhancing therapeutic effects of your treatment and this popular and highly practical seminar always receives excellent feedback. This is a refresher in core needling skills presented systematically, the way it is taught in China's traditional medical schools. The workshop covers point finding, insertion, methods of obtaining qi and acting on qi using bu, fa and even needling methods. You then learn techniques for qi propagation and some Daoist acupuncture techniques developed in the Song dynasty.

A fantastic course for acupuncturists of all levels from those with 25 + years experience, to those of you just starting out and wishing to sharpen your skills and increase your confidence. Roughly 50% of the time is spent on needling practice.


Moxa & Cupping Magic Workshop £90
Date TBC, London
Time: 10am - 5pm (6 hours)

Acupuncture is expert stimulation with therapeutic intent but emphasis is often put on needles - moxa and other techniques can be left out in the cold! Rediscover all the fun you had forgotten about with this refresher session led by an inspirational and experienced tutor. You will renew your understanding of moxa and cupping skills, learn more about their application, practice techniques in a supportive setting and pick up a range of clinical tips.

The workshop covers:

• Moxa in history
• Forms and qualities of moxa
• Moxa techniques, indications & contraindications
• Moxa as preventative
• Avoiding and dealing with accidents
• What makes you think it does anything? - moxa's effects from a biomedical perspective
• Direct moxa; cones, grain, thread, stick-ons, discussion on scarring moxa,
• Indirect moxa: warm needling, pole methods, partition methods, moxa boxes, tiger warmer
• Cupping: indications, contraindications, methods and safety
• Basic cupping skills, sliding and "wet" cupping

This highly practical course reviews and enhances understanding of moxa & cupping using mixed lecture, powerpoint videos and practicals, 11 page moxa handout, 5 page cupping handout.

Email workshops@tian-garden-acupuncture.co.uk to be informed of the dates

INTRODUCTION TO TUI NA: A TUI NA SKILLS WORKSHOP

Date: 18 & 19 June 2011 ****This workshop has been postponed, dates TBC - email workshops@tian-garden-acupuncture to register your interest
Time: 10am - 5pm (6 hours)
Venue: British School of Osteopathy, 56-58 Nelson Street, London E1 2DE
Cost: £140 book by 31 March 2011 / £160 thereafter

Kevin Young, course director of the Tui Na diploma course at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine, presents this two-day workshop offering you the opportunity to refine your massage skills with a leading practitioner and tutor of Tui Na massage. Kevin will be teaching 10 of the basic Tui Na techniques, how to apply them, where to use them and the theory behind them.

This highly practical course will cover musculo-skeletal injury examinations, channel testing and specific Tui Na techniques and routines to move Qi & Blood stagnation in injury. Deficient conditions will also be covered and techniques to nourish and tonify.

The treatments covered will be a fantastic adjunct to your acupuncture treatments and the course is open to acupuncturists of all levels including final year students with basic grounding in western and anatomy and physiology.

PLACES ARE LIMITED TO 24 PER CLASS SO BOOK EARLY!


Tui Na Skills Workshop 2011 - brochure and booking form

More courses coming soon.......