Approved for 14 California CEUs, Category 1, CEP #1441
Approved for 14 NCCAOM PDAs, provider 168916
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
Seminar refund policy:
If you notify us about your need to cancel…
90 days or more from the date of seminar: Full refund will be granted less $25 administrative fee
89-60 days before the seminar: 75% of the cost of the seminar refunded
59-30 days before the seminar: 50% of the cost of the seminar refunded
29 days to 2 weeks before the seminar: 25% of the cost of the seminar refunded
Less than 2 weeks before the seminar: No refunds
Note: The above percentages are NOT of the deposit amount
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.