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The Net of Knowledge Team

Treating Neck and Shoulder Posture

with Whitfield Reaves

May 20, 2021 - 12pm PDT, 3pm EDT


Treating Neck and Shoulder Posture is designed for the orthopedic and sports acupuncturist. This course emphasizes diagnosis and assessment, with all treatment plans and choice of points based upon anatomical factors. Included are trigger points, motor points, and muscle-tendon junctions. The yin-yang relationship between shoulder retraction and protraction is described, with clinically effective points and treatment strategies. The following structures are covered in this three-hour course: (1) The shoulder retractors: The rhomboid major and minor. Highlights: Region of Bl 42, Bl 43. (2) The shoulder protractors: Pectoralis major and minor. Highlights: The region of Lu 1, St 14, St 15, St 16 3. (3) The posterior neck. Highlights: Bl 10, Bailao.

Event details

  • Access through the Net of Knowledge platform in your own learning account.
  • Live event with the opportunity to ask the teacher questions.
  • Lifetime access to the recordings where you can take bookmarks and notes and review year after year.
  • Approved by: NCCAOM (3) , Standard Certificate (3)

  • Event Type: Live Streaming

  • Event Length: 3 hrs

  • Access Period: Lifetime Access to Recordings

What is Net of Knowledge?

Learning Objectives

Here's what you should expect to come away with from this event.

  • Understand how to diagnose the correct shoulder and neck posture.
  • Understand the Shoulder Retractors and Protractors and their Yin - Yang relationship.
  • Know about the posterior neck and how to work on the muscles. Summary and Close.


  • May 20, 2021 - 12pm PDT, 3pm EDT (3 hrs)

    Presentation of didactic material

    Video of demonstration.

    Summary. Question and answer

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Register now to attend this event. You will be taken to our partner website where you can purchase this event.
Your access will be granted through Net of Knowledge automatically.

Meet Your Teacher

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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.

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