Low Back, Core & Pelvic Girdle

In-Person Classes & Webinars

Must be attended at the time/date offered for Live PDAs/CEUs

 

Basics of Low Back

with Anthony Von der Muhll

Live Webinar, Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Pacific Time

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Treating the Low Back with Classical and Modern Acupuncture

with Anthony Von der Muhll

Saturday, September 28, 2024, 9:00-5:00

at aava Zentrum für EEH und Eltern-Kind-Begleitung
Leonhardsberg 14, 4051 Basel, Switzerland

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Self-Paced Distance Learning

1-year on-demand access

 

History, Exam, Assessment, Treatment

with Anthony Von der Muhll

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E-book

Billed once per year until cancelled

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Clinical anatomy, kinesiology, and the jing-jin ("sinew meridians" or myofascial tracts)

  • Bones, muscles, discs and facet joints, and neurology
  • Postural and motion dysfunctions
  • The arthritic progression: strain/sprain, derangement, degeneration, from qi stagnation to bone bi/phlegm and blood stasis knotted together

History-taking: key diagnostic questions

  • "Red flag" symptoms of urgent/serious medical conditions potentially warranting referral to physician care: stenosis, tumors, infection, fractures, and radiculopathies
  • Differentiating symptoms of muscles, joint, disc, and spinal cord, and nerve root injuries
  • Neural hypersensitization and psycho-social factors
  • Functional capacity questionnaires for reporting to managed care insurance

Physical exam of the low back, core and pelvic girdle: how findings can guide acupuncture treatment

  • Observation, inspection and palpation
  • Joint exam: active range-of-motion and passive stress testing sacroiliac joint and pubic symphysis
  • Neurologic exam: upper motor neuron; leg reflex, sensory, and motor function; sciatic neuropathy
  • Manual strength testing and referred pain pattern charts for 10 key muscles of the low back, core and pelvic girdle
  • Special orthopedic tests for the lumbosacral spine
  • Documentation of physical exam findings
  • Measuring and reporting functional capacity baselines and treatment outcomes
  • Clinical flow charts to facilitate efficiency and accuracy in examination

Diagnosis and Pattern Identification

  • Lumbosacral sprains/strains, postural and motion dysfunctions, and myofascial pain of the iliopsoas, quadratus lumborum, paraspinals, abdominals and gluteals
  • True sciatica vs. radiculitis vs. piriformis myofascial pain
  • Radiculopathies and stenosis
  • Post-partum pain, insufficiency of the iliolumbar and sacrotuberous ligaments, and dysfunctions of the sacroiliac and pubic symphysis joints
  • Chronic lumbosacral pain, spondylosis, arthritis, degenerative disc disease, scoliosis
  • Spondylolisthesis and compression fractures
  • Failed low back surgery syndromes

Treatment

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