This course is pending approval by the California Acupuncture Board, Provider Number 436, for 14 hours of Continuing Education.
Join us for this In-Person event on July 8-9, 2023
About the Course:
Orthopedic and sports injuries are common patients complaints in a TCM practice. Dr. Jenny Nieters brings a wealth of experience with college, Olympic, and professional-level athletes to the table. This course focuses on practical approaches to promote optimum performance and recovery. Day One includes observation of assessment, palpation, acupuncture treatment, and patient communication strategies. Day 2 includes hands-on practice. This course is a appropriate for the new practitioner as well as experienced practitioners. Additionally, Jenny is available to students for question and answer about patient care and practice management.
Upon the completion of the course:
1. Students will have a better understanding of how to assess and treat using anatomically significant points for neck, shoulder, low back, hip, and ankle pain.
2. Students will have a better understanding of anatomy as it relates to these common conditions.
3. Students will learn how assessment and post-treatment re-assessment can be a powerful, practice building tool.
4. Understand the role of the acupuncturist as part of a team of medical providers supporting athletes and patients.
About the Instructor:
Dr. Jenny Nieters, L.Ac. DACM specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic injuries and athletic performance. In addition to her private clinical practice, she is a team acupuncturist for the San Francisco 49ers and the Saint Mary’s College Men’s Rugby teams. She teaches continuing education courses for Licensed Acupuncturists privately and was part of the Acupuncture Sports Medicine Apprentice Program, developed by Whitfield Reaves. She works with professional and Olympic athletes including MLB, NFL, rugby, NBA, WWE and tennis. She also served as event acupuncturist for international rugby tournaments, including the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco, the Silicon Valley Sevens and the Las Vegas Sevens. She traveled with the Samoan Sevens team to support their efforts at the Paris Sevens tournament. She also served as the acupuncturist for Tight End University, an event for NFL tight ends. Jenny believes that Traditional Chinese Medicine is a perfect modality to support body, mind and spirit for serious competitors.