Assessment & Treatment of Fibromyalgia Using Electroacupuncture

Assessment & Treatment of Fibromyalgia Using Electroacupuncture



Assessment & Treatment of Fibromyalgia Using Electroacupuncture

Record date: May 14th, 2022

Length: 1 hour 28 minutes

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Approved for 1.5 NCCAOM PDAs Category PE-CW

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Fibromyalgia is one of the leading causes of dysfunction and disability among people in the Western world. However, it can be a stubborn condition and treating it successfully is elusive for many practitioners.  If not approached properly, it easy to make the patient’s condition worse. This webinar reveals, in easy to understand terms – why patients are hurting, how to properly diagnosis these patients and avoid causing flare-ups, and how electroacupuncture can get them on the road to recovery.

Course outline:

What is Fibromyalgia?
•risk factors
•anatomy of structures at play

Understanding the Autonomic Nervous System
•role of dis-integration in fibromyalgia

How To Assess a Patient with Fibromyalgia
-history taking
-subjective/objective assessment
-characteristics of fibromyalgia patients

LIVE Patient(s) Demonstration
•Treatment Protocol
•Subsequent Treatments

Learn multimodal treatments to address the autonomic nervous system AND the muscular system at the same time.

These will include:

  • Pecking techniques, cutaneous stimulation using electroacupuncture, and manual treatments.
  • Auricular stimulation and press needle application
  • Techniques aimed at stimulation the parasympathetic nervous system.
  • Learning pinpoint characteristics of history taking and common profile of the fibromyalgia patient.

About Dr. Anthony Lombardi:

Dr. Anthony Lombardi is a 2002 graduate of the New York Chiropractic College and McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program in Hamilton, Ontario, and has been practicing acupuncture for 19 years. Upon graduation, he founded Hamilton Back Clinic and since then has become a private consultant to athletes in the NFL, CFL, and NHL. Over the past 15 years Anthony has given over 100,000 acupuncture treatments. In addition to practicing, Dr. Lombardi was also an instructor in the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program at McMaster University from 2004 to 2013. He developed his EXSTORE® system, which he currently teaches along with motor points and electro-acupuncture, to physicians and practitioners the world over. He regularly writes and contributes articles on motor points in the Canadian Chiropractic and Chiropractic Economics magazines. Dr. Lombardi’s library continues to grow, with some 60 webinars available covering a variety of MSK and pain conditions, as well as patient practice management topics. He holds live seminars throughout the U.S. and Canada.