What You Get
CEUs/PDAs 18.5
Approved: California [Until 2023/03/08]* (18.5), Florida (18.5), IVAS (18.5), NCCAOM (18.5), Standard Certificate (18.5)
LENGTH 18.5 Hours
Series TYPE Recorded Webinar
ACCESS Mobile, Desktop, Tablet
Series Overview
Whitfield Reaves, the author of The Acupuncture Handbook of Sports Injuries and Pain, is a frequent and popular lecturer in the US and Canada. He is one of the most influential practitioners integrating traditional acupuncture with orthopedic and sports medicine. With the Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar series, practitioners can choose from 18 one-hour webinars that cover the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of common sports injury and pain syndromes of the neck and shoulder, the hip and pelvis, and the upper and lower extremity. Topics will cover injuries to tendons, including strain, tears, and the local qi and blood stagnation, now termed 'tendinosis.' There will be examples of muscle strain as well as ligament injuries, such as sprain and joint laxity. Treatment of the joint or joint space will be demonstrated with several common injuries. Thus, in its entirety, the practitioner will become better informed about these specific injuries, as well as learn how to formulate a treatment plan for similar types of conditions. Specific topics will include many conditions commonly seen in the acupuncture clinic, such as shoulder pain due to the supraspinatous and infraspinatous muscles, hip pain due to gluteus medius and minimus involvement, plantar fasciitis, achilles tendonitis, and frozen shoulder. Each webinar will cover the diagnosis of the injury, integrating both western orthopedic assessment and TCM perspectives of both zang-fu (organ) and jing-luo (meridian). Local and adjacent points at the site of the injury will be discussed in detail. Distal points that are clinically indicated will also be covered. Other techniques, including empirical points, opposite side, and micro-systems, will also be part of the instruction. These protocols all use Whitfield's unique Four-Step Approach to treatment of injury and pain. This series was introduced in 2011, and is based upon single individual sports injuries. Each course provides simple and direct video for first time viewing as well as to increase precision through repetition. Even if you have taken the newer series, Mastering the Treatment of Injury and Pain, this old series is still an excellent resource for review and is filled with clinical gems.
What People Are Saying

Whitfield is very methodical with his approach to treating injuries in the field of sports medicine. I am so grateful that he is sharing his experience, knowledge and wisdom that spans over 30 years. I particularly enjoyed his consistent approach to treatment with his 4 steps, 10 techniques. He is very humble and authentic in his approach when discussing his experiences. I look forward to learning from Whitfield Reaves in person!

Marianne T.- United States

Whitfield Reaves is a wonderful teacher giving all relevant information, staying on topic with great clinical stories and demonstrations to illustrate his material. I love the way he integrates modern western sports medicine wisdom with TCM methods.

Erica T.- United States

Whitfield Reeves shares many years of personal practiced wisdom and methods in the area of Acupuncture Sports Medicine. I appreciate the opportunity to learn and directly apply his focused treatments after viewing the online course options. The Acupuncture Handbook of Sports Injuries Pain is my go-to reference guide for any muscular/skeleton complaint.

Coleen F.- United States

Whitfield Reaves courses are so practical and useful in a clinical setting. Using his methods has been very effective for me getting results with patients. Every acupuncturist should take at least a couple of his courses.

Madison D.- Canada

Whitfield Reeves teaches his system in exactly the way I like to learn. The images are clear, he presents the information systematically, and the needling instruction is practical and useful.

Wendy B.- United States

I would highly recommend the Sport Webinar series to any acupuncturists, especially those working in chiropractic clinics so they can better complement their treatments and have a deeper understanding of joint pain and injuries

Christine O.- Canada

Whitfield Reaves always gives you that little bit of extra info in these presentations that you don't get from his book. I am thoroughly enjoying the series.

Melony C.- United States

Very well done: Organized, concise, fluent, practice based, humble , well spoken at a good pace.

Dan L.- United States

Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar Series

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About Whitfield Reaves

Whitfield Reaves, OMD, L.Ac., has been working in the field of sports medicine since he first began practice in 1981. He earned a Doctor of Oriental Medicine degree in 1983 that included a thesis entitled Acupuncture and the Treatment of Common Running Injuries. Whitfield’s experience in sports medicine includes the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games, as well as numerous track and field, ski racing, and cycling events nationally over the last 30 years. He has been in the forefront of the acupuncture sports medicine field, and lectures in North America and Europe. He is the author of The Acupuncture Handbook of Sports Injuries and Pain.

*CEU/CPD Approvals

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Unlimited Access and CEUs

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Cancellation Policy

Please note we do not offer refunds for our recorded online courses/webinars.


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