from April 18, 2020
with Tom Corbin
from April 18, 2020
The information contained in this brief introduction is taken from a continuing education PowerPoint and talk given at the U of Miami Acupuncture for Physicians Program. In addition to a brief review on the physiology and anatomy of the Autonomic Nervous System, the history of Vagus Stimulation in Austria as well as its introduction into N. America. The material was specifically designed for Vagus Nerve Stimulation within the practice of acupuncture , electro acupuncture/laser therapy and acupressure on auricular areas. Dr Corbin was on the initial group that introduced Vagus Nerve Stimulation in the USA and was part of a group that developed Vagus Nerve Stimulators in the USA.
Tom Corbin, Ph.D, is an Acupuncture Physician that specializes in Auricular Acupuncture. He is on the Board of Directors of the Auriculotherapy Certification Institute, teaches in the Complementary Medicine Departement at the The University of Miami, and is a Registered Trainer for the National Acupuncture Detox Association.
with Greg SperberSee In Store See Entire Series *
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Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) drugs as a class are varied in their effects and often used by patients of acupuncturists and Chinese medical practitioners. They also have serious adverse effects, drug-herb interactions, as well as interference with Chinese diagnostics. This seminar examines major ANS drugs and the dangers Chinese medical practitioners need to be aware of when combining with herbs and acupuncture. We will look at various types of biomedical treatments for Alzheimers and other dementias, Parkinson's disease, irritable bowel syndrome, asthma, hypo- and hypertension, benign prostatic hyperplasia, and other conditions. Herb-drug and acupuncture-drug interactions will be explored for each type of drug.
Dr. Greg Sperber is an author and also holds a Masters and Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. He is a professor at PCOM and speaks internationally on TCM business and drug-herb interactions.
with Ayla WolfSee In Store
What does Chinese medicine have to offer in the way of improving both brain function and gut function? In this course you will learn exactly that, along with the neuroscience behind the brain’s top-down modulation of gut function, and the involvement of the autonomic nervous system in digestive health. The connection between dysautonomia and Ying-Wei Disharmonies will be explained in the context of gut dysfunction. The use of acupuncture from a theoretical and modern neuroscience perspective will be provided.
This course covers:
• Regions of the brain involved in gut function
• Clinical presentation of dysautonomia
• Dysautonomia and Ying-Wei Disharmonies
• How to assess the autonomic nervous system
• The use of acupuncture and Chinese herbs for improving autonomic nervous system function
• Case studies
• Clinical gems
Dr. Wolf is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine specializing in neurological disorders, chronic pain, and concussion recovery. She is a faculty member of the Carrick Institute of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation.
with Raman Kapur
Prickling Neuro Stimulation is a relatively new form of needle-less acupuncture developed by Dr. Hiroshi Nagata, a neurosurgeon in Japan. PNST is still a unknown entity in the field of acupuncture. It is used mainly for treating a variety of pain related conditions. But its role in non-pain conditions is also known.
PNST is an easy to incorporate technique. It does not require the practitioner to insert needles. It applies a quick prickling stimulation to the skin surface with a pointed tool. The acupuncturist does not need a complicated diagnosis before starting treatment. It is simple to learn, fast, effective and pain free form of treatment. It can be incorporated alongside classical acupuncture treatment if need be.
This webinar explains all the theories associated with PNST including both the western and eastern explanations for the same. Some of the western explanations include stimulation of the peripheral nerves with the PNST probe, dermatomal activation of the nerves to affect specific pain areas on the body, balancing of the autonomic nervous system, etc. Eastern explanations include mechanisms like mind body integration, encourages body to regain natural healing power, etc.
Basic PNST protocol along with the point locations are explained in a very simplified manner using visual presentations. PNST for treating individual pain conditions is outlined in a lucid step by step manner.
Dr Raman Kapur, MD medicine, Dipl. Acu. Beijing university, founder of Kapur Acupuncture Clinic and Institute of Acupuncture and Natural Medicine in New Delhi, is an internationally recognized Acupuncture practitioner, specializing in Pain management and Emotional health issues since 1982.
with Paul MovsessianSee In Store
In the course we will cover:
GENERAL INFORMATION ON MOXIBUSTION: The many positive effects include: return to homeostasis, resistance to disease, sleep is improved, appetite is restored, general well-being improved, bowel elimination regulated, regulation of autonomic nervous system, improve blood circulation, improve mobility, increase energy, softens hardened tissue, relieves pain, reduces inflammation, relieves hard knots due to overuse and repetitive movement that causes degeneration and hardening in the tissues, and inspires longevity.
HISTORY: Many historians believe the practice of moxibustion to date back to antiquity and Neolithic times. The Shih Ching (Book of Odes), circa 7th century BC, has a reference to the gathering of mugwort, but no indication as to its use. One of the earliest medical references occurs in the Ming Tzu, which dates to about 300 BC.
ARTEMISIA VULGARIS: Botanical Description, Prepartion, Harvesting, and Aging for various grades and uses.
GENERAL PRECAUTIONS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS
CHINETSUKYU - CONE MOXA: Keiri Inoue developed this method of moxa. Onkyu or Warming Moxa is another name for Chinetsukyu. Chi = know. Netsu = heat. Kyu = moxa. Chinetsukyu is also translated as heat perception or sensing heat moxibustion. We cover treatment strategies from various styles in Japan.
KAKUBUTSUKYU - INDIRECT MOXIBUSTION
KYUTOSHIN - NEEDLE HEAD MOXA: General rules, precautions, protocols and treatment strategies from various styles in Japan.
Paul Movsessian is a practitioner of Traditional East Asian Medicine, having been trained by some of the greatest teachers of Japan, and being in practice for 35 years. He lectures extensively and takes great joy in sharing the clinical pearls he has been given and has collected over the years.
with Kiiko MatsumotoSee In Store
Kiiko Matsumoto Style acupuncture (KMS) has become well established as a successful acupuncture system. This approach reaches a diagnosis using palpation to find pressure pain related to root causes of health disorders, and then checks for the successful resolution of those pressure pains.
Kiiko will demonstrate how the fight or fight response is related to many chronic complaints, including chronic pain, digestive disorders, respiratory problems, and more. The course will show how to confirm this connection with palpation diagnosis, and use appropriate treatment with acupuncture. Evaluation and resolution of pressure pain on the hara, the SCM muscle, the rhomboids, and the soft tissue above the trochanter is included in ANS diagnosis and treatment.
This recorded course features 9 different live cases, with clear close up camera work and written text.
Kiiko Matsumoto is a licensed acupuncturist, internationally recognized for her scholarly work interpreting the Chinese Classics and her unique and practical acupuncture style that integrates the work of important Japanese masters. An author on numerous acupuncture texts, she maintains a private practice in Boston and frequently lectures around the world.
Tom Corbin, Ph.D, is an Acupuncture Physician that specializes in Auricular Acupuncture. He is on the Board of Directors of the Auriculotherapy Certi...
Dr Raman Kapur, MD medicine, Dipl. Acu. Beijing university, founder of Kapur Acupuncture Clinic and Institute of Acupuncture and Natural Medicine in N...
Kiiko Matsumoto is a licensed acupuncturist, internationally recognized for her scholarly work interpreting the Chinese Classics and her unique and pr...
Paul Movsessian is a practitioner of Traditional East Asian Medicine, having been trained by some of the greatest teachers of Japan, and being in prac...
Dr. Greg Sperber is an author and also holds a Masters and Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. He ...