Acupuncture for Sport

bookacupunctureaacp-approvedA 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.

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“Excellent course, brilliantly delivered and totally relevant. Best acupuncture course and tutor I have experienced.”

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