Acupuncture for Sport

bookacupuncturemanaging-sports-injuriesaacp-approvedA two day intermediate level sport acupuncture course for those who have passed a basic course. This course is based on Chris Norris’ book “Acupuncture: treatment of musculoskeletal conditions” (Heinemann 2001), and “Managing Sports Injuries”, 4th edition (Churchill Livingstone 2011). The course gives a balance between acupuncture and dry needling techniques. Basic needling practice is updated and extended, and a problem solving approach is used for point selection using sports examples.

Revision of basic points / meridan 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.

Future Courses

DateVenueCourse organiserSuitability
12-13 March 2016Wallace Physiotherapy Practice
Aberdeen
Please contact Morag Buttle via emailA two day intermediate level course for those who have passed an approved basic course. Cost: £245 with an early bird of £225 if booked by 20 Feb 2016

Testimonials

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

Senior physiotherapist

“Feel confident to return to acupuncture!”

Private physiotherapist