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Treating Musculoskeletal Conditions: Integrating East and West

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19/11/2020 20/11/2020 Reading

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Speaker(s) : Alex Brazkiewicz is an acupuncturist, tuina practitioner, a martial artist and paramedic, currently practising in Worcester. In 2009 Alex was invited to accompany Jason Robertson to China for a month-long intense study under his teacher Professor Wang Ju Yi, which he repeated in 2011 and 2013 with an internship at the Beijing Massage Hospital. This internship, spurred Alex to further his study in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and he is currently a final year student of Osteopathy.

Alex Brazkiewicz.

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By the end of the course, you will: • Be aware of how a Han dynasty doctor viewed the body both in health, injury and healing and how this compares with modern pathophysiology • Be aware of the differences between the Channel Collaterals and Channel Sinew meridians (Jing Luo and Jing Jin) and their use in musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions • Be aware of the principle of “Releasing the Brakes” and how this can be incorporated into a systematic diagnosis of musculoskeletal conditions integrating both Traditional East Asian Medicine and Western Medical paradigms • Be able to apply an integrated, systematic approach to arrive at a working diagnoses and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions integrating Traditional East Asian Medicine diagnosing and Western orthopedic testing methods • Be able to incorporate a variety of tools including ‘Pricking the Vessels”, Guasha and electroacupuncture, basic muscle stretching and exercises with existing treatment paradigms into an integrated treatment programme • Be able to formulate a systematic, integrated diagnosis and treatment to a variety of conditions involving the upper body (neck, shoulders, upper back and extremities) and lower body (lower back, hips, pelvis and extremities). The third day for MSK III is 18th March 2021


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Acupuncture Graduates


Full Rate £240 Early Bird Rate £230 (booking made 6 weeks or more prior to the event)

Last Updated

2020-04-28 09:47:18