Location: North Syracuse Community Center, 600 South Bay Road, North Syracuse, NY 13212
Nearby hotel: Maplewood Inn, 400 7th North Street, Liverpool NY 13088
Hotel phone: 315-451-1511
*When calling the hotel to book your overnight rooms, tell them you are booking under the Chinese Medicine That Works room block.
This 2-day workshop will provide participants with the fundamentals needed to assess, treat, and prevent a variety of common injuries to the low back and neck. The course will consist of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on practice integrating a variety of physical examination and acupuncture techniques. Participants can expect to gain proficiency in clinical anatomy, palpation, range of motion assessment, orthopedic testing, and trigger point needling.
9:00-9:30am: Introduction, Orthopedic and Trigger Point Acupuncture Basics
9:30-10:00am: Clinical Anatomy of the Lumbosacral Region
10:00-11:00am: Insepction and Range of Motion (ROM) Assessment
11:00am-12:30pm: Lumbar Orthopedic Testing, Demonstration, and Practice
1:30pm-2:30pm: Muscle assessment, Palpation, and Trigger Point Acupuncture Needling Demonstration
2:30pm-5:00pm: Supervised Practice: Assessment, Palpation, and Needling Technique for Trigger Points of the Lumbosacral Region
9:00-9:30am: Clinical Anatomy of the Cervical Region
9:30-10:00am: Inspection of the Cervical Region
10:00-11:00am: Cervical Range of Motion (ROM) Assessment
11:00-12:30pm: Cervical Orthopedic Testing, Demonstration, and Practice
1:30-2:30pm: Muscle Assessment, Palpation, and Trigger Point Acupuncture Needling Demonstration
2:30-5:00pm: Supervised Practice: Assessment, Palpation, and Needling Technique for Trigger Points of the Cervical Region
We will apply for NCCAOM PDA’s and California CEU’s
Within 2 weeks of purchase: Full refund less $25.00 admin fee
2 weeks from purchase to 2 months before the seminar: 75% refunded
60-30 days prior to the seminar: 50%
Less than 30 days from the seminar: No refunds
Bio of Jaime Chavez:
Jaime Chaves, L.Ac. has been a licensed acupuncturist in California for over 16 years. He received his Master’s in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches University and participated in an internship in Beijing, China. Jaime specializes in the treatment of work related injuries. He is currently the head acupuncturist in a prominent Bay Area worker’s compensation clinic and works alongside medical doctors, physical therapists, and orthopedic surgeons. Jaime is passionate about the art of physical examination and integrates a multidisciplinary approach in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal pathologies.
Jaime has been an instructor in several Bay Area acupuncture schools at both the Master’s and Doctoral level. It was during this time that he discovered his passion for teaching. Jaime has had the honor of introducing acupuncture to medical residents who periodically shadow him for clinical rounds. He has been a guest lecturer for Stanford’s physician assistant program and has been actively teaching physical exam skills to acupuncturists in hospital settings. Jaime continues to find joy in spreading the word about the effectiveness of acupuncture.