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HePAG Foundation Course

Event Date(s):
     7th July 2018 - 8th July 2018
     14th July 2018 - 15th July 2018
     1st September 2018 - 2nd September 2018

Tutor(s): Mr Mike Chapman

Price: £495

Location: Back in Motion Physiotherapy & Clinical Pilates Ltd, 15-16 Chalfont Walk, Norvic Drive, Eaton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7NH

Closing Date: 1st July 2018 -- You will be unable to book after this date!

This course is divided equally between direct contact time and self-directed learning. It is designed to offer participants a level of knowledge, skill and understanding that will allow them to practice acupuncture in a safe and appropriate manner, in a clinical setting.

The course provides a Western medical approach to acupuncture - grounded in current research evidence rather than in traditional Chinese philosophical thinking. This course does not cover the traditional Chinese medical approach to acupuncture, except where Western scientific theory and evidence can be used to explain concepts of traditional Chinese medicine (e.g. fascial planes and meridians).

Participants will be encouraged to critically evaluate their own clinical practice and where appropriate, challenge the current evidence base. This course is designed to provide participants with a rationale for using acupuncture as an adjunctive treatment for the management of common musculoskeletal pain conditions. Topics covered include the laboratory and radiological research which is used to explain the mechanism of acupuncture analgesia; current evidence from acupuncture clinical trials research; and the non-specific "placebo" effects associated with acupuncture analgesia. In addition to needling classical acupuncture points, participants will be introduced to the concept of myofascial trigger points, and the use of acupuncture needling for pain associated with myofascial trigger points.

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We are currently running an offer on the price of our acupuncture course, for a limited time only you can save £80! The standard course price is £575, but during this promotional period you will pay just £495*, which includes one year’s HePAG membership.

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