What You Get
Approved: NCCAOM (1), Standard Certificate (1) Pending: California [Upon Request]*
Course TYPE Recorded Webinar
ACCESS Mobile, Desktop, Tablet
NOTES Notes are provided with this course.
Course Overview
Prickling Neuro Stimulation is a relatively new form of needle-less acupuncture developed by Dr. Hiroshi Nagata, a neurosurgeon in Japan. PNST is still a unknown entity in the field of acupuncture. It is used mainly for treating a variety of pain related conditions. But its role in non-pain conditions is also known.

PNST is an easy to incorporate technique. It does not require the practitioner to insert needles. It applies a quick prickling stimulation to the skin surface with a pointed tool. The acupuncturist does not need a complicated diagnosis before starting treatment. It is simple to learn, fast, effective and pain free form of treatment. It can be incorporated alongside classical acupuncture treatment if need be.

This webinar explains all the theories associated with PNST including both the western and eastern explanations for the same. Some of the western explanations include stimulation of the peripheral nerves with the PNST probe, dermatomal activation of the nerves to affect specific pain areas on the body, balancing of the autonomic nervous system, etc. Eastern explanations include mechanisms like mind body integration, encourages body to regain natural healing power, etc.

Basic PNST protocol along with the point locations are explained in a very simplified manner using visual presentations. PNST for treating individual pain conditions is outlined in a lucid step by step manner.
  • Gain an appreciation of the Dermatomal anatomy of the body to ensure fast diagnosis and treatment
  • Gain an appreciation of the various mechanisms which make PNST such a powerful treatment tool
  • Learn how to apply the dermatomal theory in treating various pain related conditions with PNST
  • Be able to induce a calming effect on the mind by balancing the autonomic nervous system
  • Be able to perform a quick basic PNST treatment protocol on all patients
  • Outline
    0 hrs - 15 min

    Discover the main principles behind the theory of PNST and how Dr. Nagata discovered and refined this poweful modality of treatment using dermatomes. Learn how to perform a quick basic PNST treatment on the head, face and fingers.

    15 min - 45 min

    Learn all about the anatomy of pathways of all peripheral nerves and the dermatomes supplying various areas of the body to be able to use PNST successfully to all pain and nerve related conditions.

    45 min - 1 hrs

    You will learn the standard PNST treatment protocols used for managing various stress related, pain and nerve related conditions. You will also learn about a few self help remedies which the patient can utilise effectively at home.

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    A comprehensive introduction to a no needle technique - I think even this short introduction will add to my practice. Thank you.

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    About Raman Kapur

    Dr Raman Kapur, MD medicine, Dipl. Acu. Beijing university. Founder of Kapur Acupuncture Clinic and Institute of Acupuncture and Natural Medicine in New Delhi, is an internationally recognized Acupuncture practitioner, specializing into Pain management and Emotional health issues since 1982. Raman has treated and helped patients suffering from chronic debilitating pain conditions and psychosomatic issues. Using a combination of acupuncture, exercise, diet modification and life style changes Raman has helped patients to navigate through stressful situation and also avoid major surgeries in many cases. He is author of 3 books on acupuncture -“A guide to acupuncture and tissue cleansing system”; “Soft lasers in medical practice”; “Acupuncture cure for common diseases”. He is the head of department of Medical Acupuncture at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi and the president of the society of medical acupuncture in India. He also heads the committee formed by the government on recognition of medical acupuncture as independent system of healthcare. Raman teaches professional seminars to medical doctors on advances in acupuncture and use of needle-less forms of acupuncture and has published articles in international journals. Raman lectures at conferences and conducts regular researches in association with specialists of various fields. In his spare time he loves to sing and have nice food. He loves to travel with his wife Dr. Sunita Kapur.

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