What You Get
Approved: Florida (4), IVAS (4), NCCAOM (4), Standard Certificate (4) Pending: California [Upon Request]*
LENGTH 4 Hours
Course TYPE Recorded Webinar
ACCESS Mobile, Desktop, Tablet
NOTES Notes are provided with this course.
Course Overview
Many patients come to the clinic for complaints related to pain and trauma. While acupuncture remains the foundation for treatment, integrating Chinese herbal medicine, both internal and external, can help the patient make significant progress. In this recorded webinar, Dr. Fratkin discusses trauma-related complaints including acute injury with swelling, acute soft-tear injuries, muscle strain, wounds, and chronic pain following trauma. Non-traumatic pain conditions will include arthritis, lower back pain, sciatic pain, knee pain, and neck pain. Following an overview of the etiology and pathophysiology of the various conditions, Dr. Fratkin also presents available herbal products and custom formulas for both internal and external application, with emphasis on ingredient composition. Most formulas discussed are available in product form, with certain custom prescriptions for advanced herbalists. Extensive handout notes are included with the recorded course.
  • Pattern differentiation for pain patterns
  • Various herbal protocols and products for acute and chronic trauma
  • Application of topical plasters and liniments for acute and chronic trauma and pain
  • Specific herbal formulas for muscle cramping, arthritis, inflammatory joints
  • Specific herbal formulas for lower back, sciatic and neck pain
  • Outline
    0 hrs - 15 min

    Pain in Traditional Chinese Medicine

    15 min - 30 min

    Herbs to Areas of Body

    30 min - 45 min

    Important Herbs in Trauma and Pain

    45 min - 1 hrs

    Acute injury with swelling and bruising

    1 hrs - 1.5 hrs

    Topical liniments, patches, compresses

    1.5 hrs - 2 hrs

    Chronic pain following trauma

    2 hrs - 2.5 hrs

    Headache due to trauma

    2.5 hrs - 3 hrs

    Muscle pain and cramping

    3 hrs - 3.25 hrs

    Wind-cold-damp bi (Arthritis)

    3.25 hrs - 3.5 hrs

    Heat bi (Inflammatory joints)

    3.5 hrs - 4 hrs

    Back pain

    What People Are Saying

    Love listening to Jake. He makes things so easy and applicable.

    Kathy K.- Canada

    This course is an excellent review of readily available pain remedies, as well as when to use them properly, and would be useful for any beginning acupuncturist starting their practice and hoping to help their patients who are in pain.

    Amy R.- United States of America

    Great knowledge, great teacher. Highly recommend

    Ryan W.- Australia

    I always find Jake Fratkin to be an excellent teacher and easy to listen to.

    Joyce S.- United States

    Great course for learning how to use Chinese liniments for pain, trauma, and burns.

    Keoni T.- United States

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    About Jake Fratkin

    Jake Paul Fratkin, OMD, L.Ac. is considered an exciting and well-prepared teacher of Chinese herbal medicine and Japanese acupuncture. Known for emphasizing clinical relevance in his talks, he is sought-after as a teacher at national and state conventions and acupuncture colleges. Dr. Fratkin trained in Korean and Japanese acupuncture since 1975, and Chinese herbal medicine since 1982. He spent a year in Beijing hospitals specializing in internal disorders and pediatrics. He is the author of Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines: A Clinical Desk Reference, a compendium of 1250 Chinese herbal products, Essential Chinese Formulas, and he is the editor-organizer of Practical Therapeutics of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He is the recipient of Acupuncturist of the Year (1999) from the AAAOM and Teacher of the Year (2006) from the American Association of Teachers of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AATAOM).

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