This is a high quality audio recording of the MAS Alex Tiberi Seminar presented on March 20-21, 2010, with the title Aches and Pains: Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of Pain.
An option is to take a test to actually receive CEU credit for listening to the recording.
The set comes in a vinyl case with CDs in sleeves - can sit on your bookshelf or be easily carried!. An outline of the tracks is on the back of the box, which contains 9 CDs!
“Where there is free flow, there is no pain; where there is pain, there is no free flow.”
The topics of this seminar brilliantly woven together by Alex under the cover of Aches and Pains, may include the concerns of just about everyone that walks into your office. Seen from an even broader perspective, Aches and Pains connects us with all humanity. Presented in an accessible, fun and down-to-earth style, you will be able to use this information immediately and effectively!
The six signs of health:
- Good Appetite
- Good Sleep
- Good Sex Drive
- No Fatigue
- No Excessive Emotions
- No Pain
Chinese medical theory of pain
The sensation of pain depends on qi.
- Mild qi accumulation draws awareness, more severe accumulation results in pain.
- The nature of the obstructing factor determines the sensation of pain.
Biomedical theories of pain
- Different nerve fibers and their role in sensing and suppressing pain
- Chemical mediators in pain perception
Relationship of the nerves, pain, and acupuncture
Emotions and pain
“Pain cannot exist in the absence of emotional content.”
- Factors that effect pain tolerance
- Emotions and chronic pain
- Nine acupuncture methods for regulating the shen
Treatment of pain, the general considerations
- Varying treatment according to the type of pain
- Techniques of treatment: needle methods, cupping methods, moxibustion, electrical stimulation, herbs, topical applications, tui-na
- Pain and diagnosis: how pain alters diagnostic signs
- Local and distal pain treatment techniques