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Gong Fu Sports Medicine: Treating the Low Back, Hip & Lower Limb with Tom Bisio

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.




Gong Fu Sports Medicine: Treating the Low Back, Hip & Lower Limb is a 2-day seminar:

DATES: February 22-23

TIME: 9am – 5pm (Saturday and Sunday)

LOCATION: Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, 110 Williams Street, 19th floor, NYC

INSTRUCTOR: Tom Bisio

COST:
$550

CEUs: Gong Fu Sports Medicine: Treating the Low Back, Hip & Lower Limb is NCCAOM approved for 14 CEUs

You Will Learn:

• Symptoms of low back, hip and lower limb pain
• Causes of  low back, hip and lower limb
• Principles of treating the low back, hip and lower limb
• Tui Na treatment for low back and hip pain
• Tui Na treatment for lower limb pain
• Modifications of Tui Na treatment according to type of low back, hip and lower limb condition
• Acupuncture “opening moves” for the low back and hip
• Acupuncture “opening moves” for the knee, ankle and foot
• Sinew channel treatments
• Wind in relation to low back, hip and lower limb
• Modifications of acupuncture treatment according to type of back, hip and lower limb condition
• Key internal herbal formulas for low back, hip and lower limb pain
• Key internal herbal formulas for low back, hip and lower limb pain
• External application of herbs
• Rehabilitative Qi Gong exercises for the low back back and hip
• Rehabilitative Qi Gong exercises for the lower limb

Prerequisites:

Must be a licensed acupuncturist or student currently enrolled in an acupuncture program. Other licensed professionals who are certified to perform acupuncture or “dry needling” may also attend this class.

If you are not certified or licensed to perform acupuncture, you make take this class but can not perform acupuncture in the class.

Class limited to 26 people.