With Instructor Jamie Bender L.Ac., DAOM
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Clinical anatomy, kinesiology, and the jing-jin ("sinew meridians" or myofascial tracts)
Knowing how to locate the muscles, tendons and joints of jing-jin ("sinew meridians" or myofascial tracts) is an important skill in acupuncture orthopedics.
Enhanced palpatory skills,
Palpation is a key diagnostic tool in acupuncture orthopedics that is often undervalued.
To better understand these channels, it is important to be able to locate and palpate each muscle within them.
Enhanced palpatory skills improve our abilities locate and treat tissue lesions that cause pain and disability.
Improve your abilities to locate the muscles, bony landmarks, joints, neural and vascular tissues of the head, neck and thorax through palpation both on their own bodies and on others.
We will feel each muscle, as well as their movement, and learn safe needling techniques.
Practitioners will also learn how to palpate and identify abnormalities in the layers of tissue: skin, fascia, muscle, nerve, blood vessel, and bone.
- Bones, muscles, discs and facet joints, and neurology