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Class: Simple Treatment for Chronic Low Back Pain and Lumbopelvic Stability

Presented by Alameda Acupuncture Corporation

NCCAOM Provider ID 9291 PDA Pending

CAB CE ID 1748 CEU Pending

Registration open to Licensed Acupuncturists

  • Date: November 19,  2022
  • Time: 8:30am to 4:30 pm (1 hour lunch break)
  • Location: Alameda, CA
  • Cost: $525
  • Instructor Dr. Jenny Nieters, L.Ac. DACM

Course Overview: 

Low back pain is a common complaint in the modern acupuncture clinical practice.  Learn a straightforward treatment which can help address this common complaint.  Learn palpation and acupuncture point location, needle angle and depth of the quadratus lumborum muscle, the sacroiliac joint, the gluteus medius muscle and two intrinsic core muscles, the  transversus abdominus and the internal abdominal oblique.  This simple acupuncture approach which can be used to support a wide range of patients from high level professional athletes to a geriatric patient population. 

Goals and Objectives:

1. Learn the anatomical significance of muscles and joints which contribute to lumbopelvic stability.

2. Learn orthopedic assessment and identify dysfunctions which can contribute to low back pain. 

3. Learn palpation and acupuncture point location, needle angle and depth of the quadratus lumborum muscle, the sacroiliac joint, the gluteus medius muscle and two intrinsic core muscles, the  transversus abdominus and the internal abdominal oblique. 

4. Learn how to use electrical stimulation effectively.

REQUIREMENTS:

All attendees are required to be licensed to practice acupuncture in their respective practice state or country and provide proof of malpractice coverage at the time of the course. Sorry, no exceptions.

Because this course is skills training based there are LIMITED spaces available!

CEU/PDA:  

7 PDA Pending:  NCCAOM  PDA Provider Number 9121

7 CEU Pending:  CA CEU: Category 1, California Acupuncture Board, Provider Number 1748

This course is CA CEU and NCCAOM PDA PENDING , so you will need to indicate if you need one or the other or both at the time of your registration and provide your legal name for your CEU certificate and License Number.

ATTENDANCE POLICY:

Please be aware, no refunds or CEUs will be issued if you do not show up, are late, or leave early from the program. 

Class: Sports Acupuncture: Anatomy, Assessment, Acupuncture Treatment of the Adductors and Hip Flexors, Instructor Jenny Nieters

Sports Acupuncture Class: Adductors and Hip Flexors
Sports Acupuncture: Anatomy, Assessment and Acupuncture for the Adductors and Hip Flexors on July 24, 2022

Presented by Alameda Acupuncture Corporation (NCCAOM Provider ID 9291 PDA Pending / CAB CE ID 1748 CEU Pending)

Registration open to Licensed Acupuncturists

  • Date: July 24, 2022
  • Time: 9am to 4pm (1 hour lunch break)
  • Location: Alameda, CA
  • Cost: $450

Course Overview:

Regional anatomy review, orthopedic assessment and acupuncture treatment of the adductors and hip flexor muscles.

Treatment of the adductors and hip flexor muscles can be an important component athletic performance.

In this class students will learn the relevant anatomical structures, common injuries, assessment techniques, including orthopedic testing, resisted range of motion, active range of motion, passive range of motion and palpation.

This course includes practice of the assessment and acupuncture techniques, using anatomically significant points including traditional points, trigger points and motor points.

Class: Sports Acupuncture: Anatomy, Assessment, Acupuncture Treatment of Core Muscles, Instructor Jenny Nieters

Sports Acupuncture Class
Sports Acupuncture: Anatomy, Assessment, Acupuncture: Core Muscles
July 23, 2022

Presented by Alameda Acupuncture Corp  (NCCAOM Provider ID 9291 PDA 6  / CAB CE ID 1748 CEU 6 )

Registration open to Licensed Acupuncturists

  • Date: July 23, 2022
  • Time: 9am to 4pm (1 hour lunch break)
  • Location: Alameda, CA
  • Cost: $450

 

Course Overview: 

Regional anatomy review, orthopedic assessment and acupuncture treatment of the core muscles.

The core muscles can be important for stabilization of the spine and pelvis, which can contribute to

health and improved capacity for movement.

In this class students will learn the relevant anatomical structures, common injuries, assessment techniques, including orthopedic testing for resisted range of motion, active range of motion and palpation.

This course includes practice of the assessment and acupuncture techniques, using anatomically significant points including traditional points, trigger points and motor points.

Grand Opening Education Center

Come Celebrate With us!

Our Grand Opening Celebration for our new Education Center

Saturday, November 2nd from 12pm-4pm at our offices at 2258 Santa Clara, Alameda, CA

Alameda Acupuncture invites you to join us for the Grand Opening of our Education Center

We have a spectacular line-up of activities
Meet the Doctors Rapid Release Massage
Hourly Office Tours Giveaways
Food and Drink Raffle

 

Detox Boxes Gift Baskets Wine & Spirits

And of course, a chance to win

Tickets to the 49ers

as we celebrate our very own

Dr. Jenny Nieters, LAc, DACM as official team acupuncturist

RSVP Today!

Wellness Events

Health & Wellness lecture series

As our Bay Area fall emerges and the holiday season fast approaches,  we’d like to remind you about our upcoming health & wellness lecture series. We are so excited to be able to offer these free talks as a resource to our community. Our goal, as always, is to help you find your best path toward health and wellness through education and compassionate care. So join us in the upcoming weeks and stay tuned for more information about the official grand opening of our education center.

Join us!

 

All events are FREE and begin at 3pm in Suite 3

Please RSVP or email us at healthandwellness@pacbell.net

October 26th

Teen/Parent Anxiety Awareness

Elizabeth Dandenell, LMFT & Dr. John Nieters, LAc, DAOM continue their series on anxiety;, a condition the CDC says affects 4.4 million children annually1

November 9th

Andropause: The aging male

This event has been cancelled. Please check back to see when it is rescheduled in the the new year.

Dr. John Nieters, LAc, DAOM explains how aging affects male hormones, the symptoms and what Chinese medicine has used for centuries to help men preserve vitality.

November 16th

Teen/Parent Anxiety Awareness

Elizabeth Dandenell, LMFT & Dr. John Nieters, LAc, DAOM continue their series on anxiety; a condition the CDC says affects 4.4 million children annually1

November 23rd

Nitty Gritty, Down to Earth Truth about Gluten

It’s everywhere in the news and on the grocery store shelves, but what is the science behind the gluten-free revolution and what should you know about it? Dr. John Nieters, LAc, DAOM gives you the straight talk you need about gluten.

December 7th

Gut Health

Dr. John Nieters, LAc, DAOM will demystify “leaky gut” syndrome and explains how good gut health is the foundation of overall wellness.

December 14th

Teen/Parent Anxiety Awareness

Elizabeth Dandenell, LMFT & Dr. John Nieters, LAc, DAOM continue their series on anxiety; a condition the CDC says affects 4.4 million children annually1

 

  1. https://www.cdc.gov/childrensmentalhealth/data.html
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