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Acupuncture

For Musculoskeletal Conditions

 
Cairo
23 - 24-25 May, 2024

Acupuncture, a cornerstone of Traditional Chinese Medicine, carries a legacy of promoting health and well-being spanning thousands of years in China. Its contemporary practice, however, extends beyond tradition to become an evidence-based medical approach.

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Tutor

Dr Mohamed Sharkawi

D.PT., Senior Physiotherapist

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) specializing in Orthopedics from Cairo University.

  • Member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS) in the UK.

  • A comprehensive 15+ years of acupuncture practice experience

  • Over 9 years of dedicated expertise in teaching acupuncture.

  • Previously presented this course 39 times.

  • Teaching more than 100 face-to-face acupuncture courses, workshops, and numerous lectures.

  • Trained 2000+ physiotherapists and doctors in acupuncture techniques.

  • Engaged as a speaker in various medical conferences.

  • Established 12 acupuncture and physiotherapy clinics.

  • Certified practitioner of Dry Needling and Manual Therapy.

Overview:

Acupuncture, rooted in Traditional Chinese Medicine, has evolved into an evidence-based medical practice with extensive research supporting its effectiveness. FDA classification in 1996 and WHO endorsement in 1998 validate its safety and efficacy across various conditions. Global Clinical Practice Guidelines recommend acupuncture, especially in musculoskeletal disorders. It's integrated into university curricula worldwide. This course is designed to cater to physiotherapists, empowering them to skillfully apply acupuncture for treating musculoskeletal issues.

Learning process includes

  1. Distance Learning

  2. Face to Face learning

  3. Practical Sessions

  4. Case Studies

  5. Group Discussion and Practical Exam. 

By the end of this program, participants will be able to: 

  • Review recent evidence relating to Acupuncture.

  • Understand the basic theories of acupuncture and how it works.

  • Confidently locate more than 60 acupoints and perform acupuncture with different locations, angles, and depths.

  • Differentiate between types of pain according to Chinese theories.

  • Design an acupuncture protocol for the most common MSK Conditions.

  • Perform a professional acupuncture session with consideration to safety, precautions, and contraindications.

  • Practice acupuncture needling immediately after one day from the beginning of the course and gain results.

Fee

Internship registration: 1900 LE

Internship group registration: 1700 LE

Graduates registration: 2100 LE

Graduates group registration: 1900 LE

 

For inquiries & booking:

For inquiries & booking please contact the Primephysio Training UK office in Egypt.

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