Assessment, Electro-acupuncture, & Joint Needling for Osteoarthritis & Joint Injuries

Assessment, Electro-acupuncture, & Joint Needling for Osteoarthritis & Joint Injuries



Assessment/Electro-acupuncture Joint Needling for Osteoarthritic Conditions & Associated Joint Injuries

Record date: September 14th, 2019

Length: 2 hours 37 minutes

Approved for 2.5 NCCAOM PDAs, Category PE-CW

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1. Causes of Osteoarthritis:

•Pathological Development
•Effect of Trauma on the Joint
•Role in Motor Inhibition
•Role of Proprioception

2. Review of Anatomy and Joint Function

•TMJ •Cervical Spine • 3 shoulder joints • 2 elbow joints
•Carpal/Thumb Joints • Hip • 2 knee joints •3 ankle joints
•Sacroiliac Joints and associated lumbar spine structures.

3. Review of Electroacupuncture Treatment Strategies

•Two Needle Technique: bone, ligament capsule, joint
•Joint Threading
•Effect of varying frequencies

4. Demonstration/Explanation of Joint Needling Treatment

•hip joint (femoral-acetabular),
•shoulder joint (gleno-humeral/AC joint/sterno-clavicular), •knee (patello-femoral/tibo-fib) joint,
•ankle joint (subtalar/talocural/talonavicular),
•elbow joint (radio-humeral, ulnar-radio),
•wrist joint, base of thumb
•sacro-illiac joint
•ilio-lumbar ligament
•intra-spinous joints/ligament

5. Q&A

About Dr. Lombardi:

Dr. Anthony Lombardi is a 2002 graduate of the New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, New York and completed the McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program in Hamilton, Ontario. He founded the Hamilton Back Clinic in 2002 and has since become a private consultant to athletes in the NFL, CFL, and NHL. Dr. Lombardi has accumulated some 190,000 treatments over the past 22 years of practice.

In addition to practicing, Dr. Lombardi was also an instructor in the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program at McMaster University from 2004 to 2013. In 2010 he developed EXSTORE™, an organized system of assessment and treatment that produces fast results using motor points, electro-acupuncture, soft tissue work, and other modalities. Dr. Lombardi has a library of on-demand education that continues to grow, with some 75 webinars available covering a variety of Musculoskeletal conditions and practice management topics. He also teaches his EXSTORE™ system through live, in-person seminars throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Dr. Lombardi maintains a busy practice, averaging 150 patient visits a week, including 12 new patients every week, for over ten years.


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