Recorded: May 12th, 2018.
Length: 2 hours 23 minutes
Approved for 2 NCCAOM PDAs
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Low back pain is one of the most common reasons patients seek acupuncture care. This webinar focuses on acute low back pain, which many practitioners find challenging to treat. Proper differential diagnosis and assessment utilizing the EXSTORE® system are covered, along with different approaches in treatment. This webinar will help increase your effectiveness in treating acute low back pain, while also making you a faster and more efficient practitioner.
Acute & Radicular (Sciatica) Low Back Pain
Becoming Familiar With Acute Low Back Pain
•What are the causes?
•What are the physiological mechanisms?
•When is it considered a clinical emergency?
•How do you perform an assessment on acute low back pain?
•What are your clinical goals based on your assessment?
•How do determine acupuncture point selection when planning patient treatment?
•What are the different treatment approaches to addressing acute low back pain with electroacupuncture?
Demo: Assessment & Treatment of Acute Low Back Pain Patient
•How to provide an acute low back pain assessment
•Demonstration of acupuncture point selection and treatment of acute low back pain using motor points, the pointer plus, and electro stimulators.
Becoming Familiar With Radicular (Sciatica)Low Back Pain
•What are the causes and physiological mechanisms
•When it is considered a clinical emergency
•Assessment on radicular low back pain
•What are your clinical goals based on assessment
•Determining acupuncture point selection when planning patient treatment
•Different treatment approaches to addressing radicular low back pain with electroacupuncture
Demo: Assessment & Treatment of Radicular (Sciatica)Low Back Pain Patient
•How to provide a radicular low back pain assessment
•Demonstration of acupuncture point selection and treatment of acute low back pain using motor points and EA
Dr. Anthony Lombardi is a 2002 graduate of the New York Chiropractic College 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 well over 100,000 acupuncture treatments. In addition to practicing, Dr. Lombardi was an instructor in the Comptemporary Medical Acupuncture Program at McMaster University from 2004 to 2013, and he developed his Exstore system, which he currently teaches to doctors and practitioners the world over. He regularly writes and contributes articles on motor points in the Canadian Chiropractic and Chiropractic Economics magazines.
Dr. Lombardi teaches many seminars through Chinese Medicine That Works, and has a library of webinars on CMTW’s Acuvids.com.