Further education at different schools in Germany, England, USA, China: Lillian Bridges, USA; Kevin Chen, New Jersey Medical School; Richard M. Chin, Long Island University; Garri Garripoli, CA; Binhui He, China; Nan Lu, New Jersey; Yoshiaki Omura, New York; Kangmin Shu, China; Sifu Kiew Kit Wong, CA; Thornton Chamberlin, Switzerland; Professor Basilio Chen, San Francisco; Rene Goris, Netherlands; Jerry Alan Johnson, Peninsula, USA; Mark Johnson, Karen Kingston, UK; Michael Tierra, CA; Shi Yong Dao, Shaolin, China.
This seminar is for health professionals, therapists and Chinese Medicine practitioners and students interested in gaining a deeper understanding of how to improve their treatment of back pain through the application of the principles of Classical Chinese medicine.
About your tutor: Andreas Kuehne
Founder and director of Thammavong School for Classical Chinese Medicine since 1990. Head of German Qigong Association since 1997. Teacher of Classical Chinese Medicine, Qigong, Daoist Kung Fu, Feng Shui, Herbs, Tuina. Educated as a personal student by Master Kaikham Thammavong, Laos (1986 -1990). Studied at the East West Academy, San Francisco, CA, USA (1997-2000). Clinical internship at the Xi Yuan Clinic for Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China (1999, 2000,2001,2002, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2012).
Chronic and acute back pain are very common problems we encounter in clinical practice or personal life.
If a disc is prolapsed, herniated or torn, there can be pain, numbness and disabilities.
This intense seminar will cover the necessary chinese medical diagnosis, possible treatment strategies and techniques.
The key is to relax and open the compressed vertebrae and strengthen the weak deep muscle structure at the same time.
Andreas Kuehne will share from his 25 years of experiences a unique combination of exercises, tuina and herbs to gain fast and lasting treatment results.
• Step by step approach for a clinical situation
• Assessment of the situation
• Herbs for external application
• Dou – technique to relax the cramped compensating muscle parts
• Exercise for strengthen and restructuring the deep muscle layers
• Prioritizing exercise according to foundational bio-mechanical needs
• How to incorporate short but effective exercise into daily life to prevent relapse
By the end of this seminar you will clearly understand how to use the Five Steps to treat back pain and you will have the basic tools to start practicing immediately.
Date Sunday 10 April 2015
Time 10am - 5pm
Spaces Max 20
Tutor Andreas Kuehne