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Unlocking the Ancient Wisdom of Gua Sha

Unlocking the Ancient Wisdom of Gua Sha

Gua sha is rooted in traditional Chinese medicine. Practitioners of this medicine believe that a person’s qi, or energy, must flow unhindered throughout the body so you can feel your best. When qi becomes stagnant, health problems occur. With Gua sha, your acupuncturist uses a smooth-edged tool to gently scrape areas of your body where inflammation or stagnant qi exist to help improve circulation and promote healing. When done correctly, Gua sha can help you unlock radiant skin and achieve holistic well-being. continue reading »

Acupuncture for Orthopedic Pain

Acupuncture for Orthopedic Pain

Orthopedic pain is a big deal for many Americans, and it comes in many different forms including knee, hip, shoulder, and other joint pain. Acupuncture has been proven an effective tool to deal with orthopedic pain…even Harvard Medical School thinks so.  continue reading »

Acupuncture & Athletes: A Winning Combination

Acupuncture & Athletes: A Winning Combination

Whether a weekend warrior or a seasoned semi-professional or professional competitor, athletes are always looking for that competitive edge, the thing that can keep them healthy and give them a bit more in the tank to defeat the competition. 

Sports acupuncture is a great tool athletes can use as part of their overall health care strategy. Sports acupuncture is a hybrid form of acupuncture and sports medicine that is specifically used to support sports-related activity. Athletes and runners especially can use sports medicine acupuncture to relieve pain, accelerate the healing of sports related injuries, improve performance, and increase muscle flexibility. Let’s unpack each of these benefits and see just how sports acupuncture can be used to treat athletes. continue reading »

Learn Sports Acupuncture with Jenny Nieters

Gray's Anatomy

Five Sports Acupuncture Classes

Sports Acupuncture: Ankle Pain, Mobility and Stability

Sports Acupuncture: Core Muscles for Athletic Performance

Sports Acupuncture: Chronic Low Back Pain and Lumbopelvic Stability

Sports Acupuncture: Adductor Muscles and Groin Strains

Sports Acupuncture: Hip Flexor Muscles

Approved NCCAOM/CAB (7 units/class)

Contact Jenny@alamedaacupuncture.com  

 

Gray's Anatomy
Gray's Anatomy
Gray's Anatomy
Gray's Anatomy

“Four for 2024” Scheduled Education Opportunities:

 What: AC Rocky Mountain Regional Spring Fundraiser & Conference: Optimizing Lumbopelvic Stability and Motor Control
When: April 20, 2024
Where: Littleton, Colorado
Time: 11:00AM to 9:00 PM.
Registration Information: https://acucol.com/event-5591556 

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What: 2nd European Orthopaedic and Sports Acupuncture Congress
When: June 14-16, 2024
Where: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Registration Information: https://integrative-acu-seminars.com/2nd-european-orthopaedic-and-sports-acupuncture-congress/

 

What: Sports Acupuncture: Hip Flexor Muscles & Ankle Pain, Mobility and Stability
When: July 13-14, 2024
Where: Berkeley, CA (AIMC Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine College)
Registration: Email jenny@alamedaacupuncture.com 

 

What: NWHSU 2024 Great River Symposium: Demystifying Lateral Hip Pain
When: September 28, 2024
Where: LIVESTREAM Webinar via Zoom 2 hours
Registration: https://nwhealth.edu/continuing-education/great-river/

Tigard, OR: Simple Treatment for Chronic Low Back Pain and Lumbopelvic Stability

Presented by Alameda Acupuncture Corporation

NCCAOM Provider ID 9291 / CAB CE ID 1748

Registration open to Licensed Acupuncturists

  • Date: May 3, 2023
  • Time: 9am to 5 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:  NCCAOM  PDA Provider Number 9121

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

This course is CA CEU and NCCAOM PDA Approved , 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. 

 

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