1 TOTAL HOUR
1 TOTAL CEUs/PDAs
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What You Get
CEUs/PDAs 1
LENGTH 1 Hour
Course TYPE Recorded Webinar
ACCESS Mobile, Desktop, Tablet
ACCESS PERIOD Lifetime
NOTES Notes are provided with this course.
REGULATIONS Approved: California, Florida, IVAS, NCCAOM, Standard Certificate
Course Overview
Trochanteric bursitis presents as pain and stiffness in the hip and lateral thigh which may radiate down the ilio-tibial band. It is often a repetitive stress injury characterized by inflammation of the trochanteric bursa of the hip. Sometimes, it may occur from acute trauma. Hip bursitis usually involves the gluteal muscles and the ilio-tibial band. Treatment of the hip bursae, as shown in this webinar, skillfully combines local and adjacent points. Locally, there are various techniques to treat the bursae itself. And the adjacent muscles, including the gluteus medius, alert the practitioner to vitally important tissues where no traditional acupuncture points are located. Whitfield Reaves teaches that treatment of trochanteric bursitis is one of the very highly effective injuries, as it responds quite well to the techniques of acupuncture sports medicine. He will include instruction on the extraordinary point Jiankua, an extremely useful point in hip and gluteal conditions.
Objective
  • To use palpation in order to diagnose the presence of inflammation of the trochanteric bursae.
  • To name one acupuncture point and one extraordinary point located locally or adjacent, in the gluteus medius muscle.
  • To name two acupuncture points located distal to the bursae.
  • To describe at least one technique used in the treatment of the bursae.
  • To describe treatment proximally to the gluteus medius muscle.
  • Outline
    0 hrs - 15 min

    Review anatomy of the hip.

    15 min - 30 min

    Clinical assessment of pathology of the hip.

    30 min - 45 min

    Demonstration of assessment techniques.

    45 min - 1 hrs

    Demonstration of needling techniques.

    What People Are Saying

    Extremely relevant information, well based on a lot of clinical experience, explained cogently with great supporting illustrations.

    Dan L.- United States

    A great presentation on a common ailment that is difficult to treat if you rely on primary meridian points.

    Erica T.- United States

    Excellent course, lots of useful and immediately applicable information!

    Conrad C.- Canada

    Whitfield Reaves is a great presenter and has a wealth of knowledge to share and explains in a way that is easy to understand and visualise.

    Kingsley A.- Australia

    This was a comprehensive look at the increasingly common clinical presentation of greater trochanteric bursitis. Whitfield Reaves' modern perspective on what appears to be a symptom of modern inactivity adds to our understanding of orthopedic acupuncture.

    Anthony M.- Canada

    Acupuncture Sports Medicine Webinar Series - Course 9

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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 25 years. He has been in the forefront of the acupuncture sports medicine field, and lectures in North America and Europe. Whitfield lives in Boulder and currently teaches at Southwest Acupuncture College. He is the author of The Acupuncture Handbook of Sports Injuries and Pain.

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