AC550 Acupuncture Orthopedics
3 Units/30 Hours
Prerequisites: AC403, OM402, WM350, WM450, CP411
This course is an introduction to acupuncture orthopedic assessment techniques and treatment. It will examine the twelve traditional muscle channels, mechanism of acupuncture in pain and muscular dysfunction, trigger points and referred pain, and skills related to functional assessment and treatment. The discussions regarding the use of X-rays and other relevant diagnostic images, recognition of the need for surgical intervention, and post-surgical management and recovery will be presented.