Assessment & Treatment of Common Upper Body Musculo-Skeletal Conditions using electro-acupuncture and motor points
This seminar covers some of the most common upper body musculo-skeletal pain conditions, including proper assessment and treatment using motor points, electro-acupuncture, and soft tissue techniques.
*This seminar includes the Fundamentals of EA webinar. After registering for this seminar, to find this webinar, log-in to your acuvids account and the directions are at the top of the page.
TMJ, neck pain, frozen shoulder, carpal tunnel syndrome, lateral epicondylitis, trigger finger, peripheral nerve entrapments
*There are additional links and articles for to reference for this seminar. After purchase of the seminar, these links can be found under the ‘downloads’ section of your acuvids.com account. You must have an account to access these.
We will apply for NCCAOM PDAs and California CEUs
Complete outline below
Date: Friday-Sunday March 13th-15th 2020
Time: Friday and Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm; Sunday 9:00am to 4:00pm
Seminar location: Marina Village, Starboard room. 1936 Quivira Way, San Diego
Overnight rooms: The Dana, 1710 W. Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
Book your room by calling 1-800-445-3339 or 619-222-6440 and book under the Chinese Medicine That Works room block
Rooms are first come first serve and you must book your discounted room by February 11th, 2020 – Book your overnight room ASAP!
A. TMJ Lecture discussing the relevant anatomy and biomechanical function of the jaw and TMJ
•Introduction of assessment and treatment protocols based on symptomatic findings
•LIVE: Two phase – Assessment and Treatment of TMJ patient.
•Brief lecture between the two phases of the live presentation
•Lecture and demonstration of relationship outlining the TMJ to the upper cervical spine.
•LIVE: Assessment & Treatment of TMJ patient with neck pain associated with cervical spine dysfunction.
B. Classification, Assessment & Treatment of Neck Pain
1. Pathology of Neck Pain
-process of pathology
2. Assessment & Treatment of Neck Pain
-visual inspection, physical assessment, radiology
-using medium to high frequency electro-acupuncture
-assistive devices, prognosis
C. Assessment & Treatment of Frozen Shoulder
What is Frozen Shoulder?
•anatomy of structures at play
Assessment Protocol of Frozen Shoulder
•cervical spine ROM
Elemental Breakdown of Treatment Protocol
•MEP ( Mechanical Energy Pulsation)
what is MEP?
what are piezoelectric effects?
•Radio-humeral joint release
•Liberating the ST (scapular-thoracic joint)
•Perfusion treatment T1-T5 (lecture/demo)
D. Assessment and Treatment of Carpal tunnel, trigger finger, and lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
Review of Anatomy and Function
•What is the carpal tunnel?
•Lateral Elbow Overview
•Pulley System of Finger Joints
2. Pathology and Inflammation Process of Each
•Carpal Tunnel Injury
3. Review of Electroacupuncture Strategies
•High Frequency: Goals and Uses
•Off-Setting Frequencies: Goals and Reasoning
•Low Frequency Nerve Stimulation
Review of Anatomy and Joint Function
4. Demonstration/Explanations of Treatment Protocols
•Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
•Lateral Elbow “Tennis Elbow” Presentation
E. Peripheral Nerve Entrapments
What is a Peripheral Nerve Entrapment?
•physiology of peripheral nerve entrapment?
•stages of nerve injury and inflammation cascade
•general signs/symptoms of nerve entrapment
Each of the following entrapment sites will discuss and demonstrate the following:
•How to assess respective PNE’s
•How to release PNE’s using electro-acupuncture
•How to release PNE’s using manual release
•Learn rehab exercises to teach your patient to do at home
-dorsal scapular nerve
Seminar cancellation/refund policy: There are no refunds.
- For cancellations 2 or more weeks before the seminar, a credit for a live seminar will be issued, less a $40.00 administrative fee. Credit must be used within the same calendar year.
- Cancellations within 2 weeks or less of the seminar: No refunds or credits
About Dr. Lombardi:
Dr. Anthony Lombardi is a 2002 graduate of the New York Chiropractic College and McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program in Hamilton, Ontario, and has been practicing acupuncture for 15 years. Upon graduation, he founded Hamilton Back Clinic and since then has become a private consultant to athletes in the NFL, CFL, and NHL. Over the past 15 years Anthony has given over 100,000 acupuncture treatments. In addition to practicing, Dr. Lombardi was also an instructor in the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program at McMaster University from 2004 to 2013. He developed his Exstore® system, which he currently teaches along with motor points and electro-acupuncture, to physicians and practitioners the world over. He regularly writes and contributes articles on motor points in the Canadian Chiropractic and Chiropractic Economics magazines. In addition to providing many seminars through Chinese Medicine That Works, Dr. Lombardi also has many webinars available on acuvids.com, both at a cost and for free.