A two day intermediate level (post basic) sport acupuncture course for those who have passed a basic foundation course (AACP, BMAS, BAcC, MDN part2). The course is based on Chris Norris’ book “Acupuncture: treatment of musculoskeletal conditions” (Heinemann 2001), and “Sports & Soft Tissue Injuries”, 5th edition (Routledge 2019). The course gives a balance between acupuncture and dry needling techniques using Western Medical Acupuncture techniques. Basic needling practice is updated and extended, and a problem solving approach is used for point selection using sports examples. Discussion is used to illustrate the incorporation of acupuncture into therapy practice for sport.
Revision of basic points / meridian pathways and musculoskeletal symptoms / trigger point physiology / identification and treatment of trigger points using acupuncture / manual therapy for trigger points / periosteal needling / treatment protocol for lower limb, upper limb, and trunk conditions, enhancing sports performance using acupuncture. Use of acupuncture to enhance sports performance.
“Excellent course, brilliantly delivered and totally relevant. Best acupuncture course and tutor I have experienced.”
“Feel confident to return to acupuncture!”