Japanese Palpation & Acupuncture: Emotional Shen Disorders

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Access Time: 6 months of unlimited access
Originally Aired: 
Sat, 01/09/2016

Course Type: Video
Units: 8 CEUs/PDAs
Approved by: CA (Category 1), NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), FL (General), IL, TX (General), AHPRA, AFPA, BAcC, CTCMA, IVAS, NZASA, NZRA
Run Time: 8 hrs

Learn Japanese palpation techniques for the treatment of emotional Shen disorders with Avi Magidoff and Philip Tan, two highly experienced acupuncturists and trained students of Kiiko Matsumoto.

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Japanese palpation technique is highlighted by a practical and efficient method designed to produce immediate feedback. In this course, Avi Magidoff and Philip Tan, two experienced acupuncturists who have studied with Kiiko Matsumoto for a combined 35 years, share their experiences in Japanese palpation technique. In this course, learn how the Shen (神) emotions, is reflected in the Shen (身), body, allowing mapping of reflexes that will show pressure pain in conditions such as anxiety, depression, insomnia, etc.

Topics in this course focuses on: palpatory findings in the autonomic nervous system (ANS) and Shen disturbance, how to create strategies to address findings found during testing and evaluation, treatment strategies to address ANS and Shen reflexes, how to release neck tension using the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) muscle and scalenes, how to use the Du (督) channel to target the endocrine and nervous systems, and how to treat specific disorders such as insomnia, depression, and panic attacks.

Upon completion of this course, practitioners will:

  • Correlate medical history with palpatory findings to arrive at fuller diagnosis
  • Be able to test treatment strategies against findings and evaluate treatments
  • Learn how to diagnose and treat autonomic system disorders
  • Learn emotional palpatory reflexes and their treatment protocols

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Units : 
CA (Category 1), NCCAOM (AOM-BIO), FL (General), IL, TX (General), AHPRA, AFPA, BAcC, CTCMA, IVAS, NZASA, NZRA
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