Scientific Integrative Medicine for Veterinary Professionals (SIM) - Pain and Arthritis Workshop


Date: September 22 - September 23, 2018


GOALS:Offer patients ways to avoid medications and surgery by diversifying options to address acute and chronic pain.Strengthen integrative medical care by identifying scientific and evidence-based options instead of those that relay on unverified mechanisms and irrational ideations.Tailor treatment recommendations to patients specific needs based on assessments that include myofascial palpation and postural evaluation.OBJECTIVES:Learn the concepts of dry needling and acupuncture based on the method developed by Narda G. Robinson, DO, DVM, MS, FAAMA called the Medical Acupuncture and Integrative Neuromodulation approach, founded on neuroanatomic acupuncture and osteopathic medical principles.Develop skill in dry needling for myofascial pain problems.Recognize the role of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems in the generation and perpetuation of acute and chronic pain.Practice myofascial palpation skills in order to assemble a congruent and insightful determination of the somatic component of common physiologic imbalances that often accompany pain and chronic illness.Learn how to perform osteopathically informed myofascial release (direct and indirect) as an alternative to standard Swedish massage techniques.Explain the scientific principles of laser therapy and light emitting diodes (LEDs).Practice treatments involving photomedicine devices for pain and neurologic dysfunction.Describe how cannabis affects the nervous system and pain problems.Recognize typical cannabis formulations patients access as medical marijuana approaches for pain and disability.Expand awareness about non-cannabis options in botanical medicine to treat pain and anxiety.Critique labels of readily available botanical products in order to assess quality and reliability.

Event type: 2-day on site workshop

Event Address: Michigan State University

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Sponsor: CuraCore

For More Information:Kit Goodrich,CuraCore

905 S. Summit View ,Fort Collins ,COLORADO ,80524 ,United States


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