Gong Fu Sports Medicine: Treating the Low Back, Hip & Lower Limb with Tom Bisio
Learn Tom’s unique approach to treatment with multi-modalities including acupuncture, tui na, cupping, guasha and external application of herbs.
This class focuses on treating Sports Injuries and Orthopedic Conditions of the Low Back, Hip & Lower Limb with a multi-modality approach, which includes Tui Na, acupuncture protocols, point prescriptions, and needling techniques. Students will also learn to appropriately use herbs externally (gaos, liniments etc) as well as internal herb formulas that treat the Low Back, Hip & Lower Limb. Finally, specific rehabilitative Qi Gong exercises conditions of the Low Back, Hip & Lower Limb will be demonstrated and practiced, so that students are able to teach the exercises to patients.
This approach is based on very effective traditional Chinese sports medicine methods used for centuries that pre-date the modern Sports Medicine techniques of dry needling, and trigger point-motor point methods. Clinically effective Tui Na (medical massage) protocols, acupuncture protocols, point prescriptions, and needling techniques will be demonstrated and practiced under Tom’s supervision.
This 2-day weekend intensive combines lecture, demonstration and practice. Clinical efficacy and combining different modalities to effect maximum results will be emphasized throughout the weekend. Our goal is for you to walk into your clinic Monday morning and effectively use these techniques and principles.