March 23-25, 2012
8:30 Am – 5 Pm
Three day course Overview:
Lecture on TCM Pulse – this is a focus on pulse qualities and there relationship to the organs
-TCM pulse taking is based on distinct palpation of pulse qualities, such as rolling, wiry, taut, etc..
-Objective is to learn how to discern between each of the different pulse qualities in a clinical setting
Practical on meridian palpation and needling
-an acupuncture point has a distinct palpatory experience, this course will teach you how feel a meridian and how to feel both repletion and vacuity at different acupuncture points: this is the best way to find effective acupuncture points rather than just go by text book ideas of point prescription
-needling will be talked about and shown in terms of meridian based acupuncture
Lecture on meridian therapy and pulse based on Japanese medicine – this is the pulse and how it relates to the meridians; pulse positions are looked at in greater detail here
-this lecture to will teach how to use the pulse to determine the imbalance in the meridian, for example the determine repletions and vacuities
Root treatment points and needling
-this is an emphasis on picking and treating the right points to balance the patient, called the “root” treatment, if you want to be effective in treating a difficult case this is the real “ancient secret” to success
-some authorities would argue that 80% of the success to acupuncture lies in proficient use of root treatment
Lecture integration of pulse taking using both TCM and Japanese
-lets now look at combining both skills of pulse taking for meridian and organ imbalance
Whole Workshop Integration and Case Analysis
This training aims to put together basic treatment together using palpation, needling techniques and root treatment this will again include practical. This whole three day course will teach how to use both traditional theory from ancient Chinese texts such as the Nanjing, SuWen and Lingshu. This is then integrated with the palpatory style of meridian therapy.
ROBERT MCDONALD, DTCM, DO-MTP
Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Includes hand outs, certificates and acupuncture kits.
Early registration (on/before Feb. 10, 2012) – 16,000Php
after Feb. 10, 2012 – 18,500 PHP
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com / +639159096652 / +6393285-THERA (84372)