Head, Neck, Thorax — Review and Practicum Lab

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Monday 7-31-23, 9 am-6 pm, at ACCHS 1600 Broadway, Oakland CA
NCCAOM PDAs approved - CAB CEUs pending

  • Apply, practice, re-inforce, expand upon physical exam and treatment techniques taught in the associated didactic module.
  • Labs focus on areas of particular difficulty, and include presentation, demonstration treatment and discussion of challenging cases.
  • Note: Practicum/Review Labs are open only to participants who have completed the prior associated didactic module: Head, Neck, Thorax.

Head and Central Nervous System Exam

  • Cranial nerve exam
  • Central nervous system exam

Cervico-thoracic Spine Exam

  • Upper extremity reflexes
  • Upper extremity motor exam
  • Cervical and thoracic spine active range-of-motion assessment
  • Ribcage excursion assessment

Cervico-thoracic Spine Treatment

  • Tui na joint mobilization and prolo-acupuncture for cervical subluxations and facet joint arthropathy
  • Trigger needling, gua sha, and manual therapies for trapezius, levator scapula, scalenes, sternocleidomastoid, multifidi, and intercostal muscles

Case presentation/treatment demonstration and discussion