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from December 1, 2020

New and Creative Treatments for the Plantar Fascia

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Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
 

New and Creative Treatments for the Plantar Fascia

with Whitfield Reaves

Recording

from December 1, 2020

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Overview

Join Whitfield Reaves to learn how to diagnose this common source of foot pain, and treat both plantar fasciitis as well as the more current condition often called plantar fasciosis. They are different conditions, need differentiation, and there are several creative and precise treatments that can assist clinically. The practitioner needs to understand how to target the tissues of the fascia as well as including the all important abductor hallucis muscle. Often left out of heel pain treatments, this muscle to the big toe plays a significant role in both pain and the healing process. The practitioner, with this information, can find some more gentle and relatively pain free point combinations to use in treating plantar pain. After the lecture, we will have an audience Q&A session with Whitfield. This session is designed to make sure each practitioner is clear on the precise treatment needed in plantar fasciitis and plantar fasciosis. But we intend to open up the rest of this free webinar to all questions. "Ask us anything", on any topic of sports acupuncture. This should be fun! For our friends in timezones that can not join us live, feel free to register to watch the recording.



Your Teacher

Whitfield Reaves

Whitfield Reaves

In practice for over 30 years, Whitfield Reaves, OMD, L.Ac., specializes in the field of sports medicine. Being in the forefront of the acupuncture sports medicine field, Whitfield's experience includes working with athletes at the 1984 LA Olympic Games and other sport competitions; an author, he teaches internationally as well.


Categories

Acupuncture
Diagnosis
Sports Medicine



Tags

Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar fasciosis
Sports Acupuncture
Foot Pain
Abductor Hallucis
Acupuncture


Recording

from April 27, 2020

A Telemedicine Guide: A Low Back Pain Case Study

Free
Matt Callison
Matt Callison
Brian Lau
Brian Lau
 

A Telemedicine Guide: A Low Back Pain Case Study

with Matt Callison and Brian Lau

Recording

from April 27, 2020

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Overview

This webinar highlights a recent video and accompanying blog (www.sportsmedicineacupuncture.com/blog) featuring Matt Callison L.Ac and Brian Lau AP, C.SMA as they develop, design and work through the logistical issues of a telemedicine assessment and treatment prescription on a patient with low back pain. The intent of this webinar is to provide acupuncturists with ideas to help their patients during these challenging and fast-changing times of COVID-19. The current surge in demand for telemedicine consultations, coupled with the fact that most practitioners have little experience in long distance consultation, prompted us to release this webinar as a learning tool, so practitioners could see our process.



Your Teachers

Matt Callison

Matt Callison

Matt Callison is a renowned instructor and published author of the Motor Points and Acupuncture Meridians Chart and quintessential texts such as the Motor Point Index (MPI) Reference Guide and Sports Medicine Acupuncture: An Integrated Approach Combining Sports Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine. He has over 27 years of experience in sports medicine and acupuncture.

Brian Lau

Brian Lau

Brian Lau, AP, CSMA, is certified in both Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Structural Integration. He has been on faculty since 2013 with the Sports Medicine Acupuncture Certification (SMAC) program, where he teaches anatomy and physiology, assessment and treatment of the channel sinews (jingjin), and myofascial release.


Categories

Sports Medicine
Acupuncture



Tags

Back Pain
Treatment
Sports Medicine Acupuncture
Sports Medicine
Lower Back Pain


Recording

from April 14, 2020

Five Sports Injuries, Five Points to Treat

Free
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
 

Five Sports Injuries, Five Points to Treat

with Whitfield Reaves

Recording

from April 14, 2020

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Overview

We often come to expect that many a case is complicated and requires analysis and the assessment is layered and complex. Yet, Occam's Razor, a somewhat obscure tenant of philosophy, states that, simply expressed, "the simplest solution is most likely the right one”. Whitfield Reaves will present five common sports injury and pain syndromes, and explain how it is common and likely that each of these cases could be treated by one specific point. No longer the long list of point combinations to cover all aspect of the presentation of the patient – one point. Of course, we would need know how to correctly locate and needle the point, but, what a relief. One point, and great results. While of course this is not always possible, listen to Whitfield's adaptation of Occam's theory of "keeping it simple", and its application in medicine. And, maybe even come away with one-point treatment plans for a few common injuries! Whitfield Reaves is the author of The Acupuncture Sports Medicine Apprenticeship Program, and his webinars are quite popular on the Net of Knowledge platform.



Your Teacher

Whitfield Reaves

Whitfield Reaves

In practice for over 30 years, Whitfield Reaves, OMD, L.Ac., specializes in the field of sports medicine. Being in the forefront of the acupuncture sports medicine field, Whitfield's experience includes working with athletes at the 1984 LA Olympic Games and other sport competitions; an author, he teaches internationally as well.


Categories

Pain Management
Acupuncture
Sports Medicine



Tags

Sports Injury
Pain
Sports Acupuncture
Needle usage
Treatment Planning
Pain Management
Point Combination


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Courses

Mastering the Treatment of Injury and Pain Series - Course 9
Treating the Lower Extremity, Part 3
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Mastering the Treatment of Injury and Pain Series - Course 8
Treating the Lower Extremity, Part 2
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Mastering the Treatment of Injury and Pain Series - Course 7
Treating the Lower Extremity, Part 1
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Mastering the Treatment of Injury and Pain Series - Course 6
Treating the Low Back & Hip, Part 2
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Mastering the Treatment of Injury and Pain Series - Course 5
Treating the Low Back & Hip, Part 1
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Mastering the Treatment of Injury and Pain Series - Course 4
Treating the Shoulder & Upper Extremity, Part 3
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Mastering the Treatment of Injury and Pain Series - Course 3
Treating the Shoulder & Upper Extremity, Part 2
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Mastering the Treatment of Injury and Pain Series - Course 2
Treating the Shoulder & Upper Extremity, Part 1
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Mastering the Treatment of Injury and Pain Series - Course 1
Introduction to Acupuncture Sports Medicine
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar Series - Course 13
The Hamstring Muscle
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar Series - Course 10
Lateral Knee Pain: Ilio-Tibial Band
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar Series - Course 14
Shin Splints: The Anterior Compartment
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar Series - Course 2
Shoulder Pain - The Supraspinatous Muscle
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar Series - Course 8
Tennis Elbow
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar Series - Course 12
Knee Pain: The Medial Compartment
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar Series - Course 11
Anterior Knee Pain: The Patello-Femoral Joint
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar Series - Course 5
Anterior Shoulder Pain - Biceps Muscle
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar Series - Course 18
Low Back Pain
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar Series - Course 17
Plantar Fasciitis
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar Series - Course 15
Achilles Tendonitis
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar Series - Course 9
Hip Bursitis
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar Series - Course 16
Lateral Ankle Sprain (Inversion)
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar Series - Course 3
Shoulder Pain - The Infraspinatous Muscle
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar Series - Course 7
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar Series - Course 1
The Treatment of Stiff Neck and Levator Scapulae
Whitfield Reaves
Whitfield Reaves
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