NWHSU logo Electro-Acupuncture Made Easy

On Campus, Room 15, lower level
Northwestern Health Sciences University
2501 W 84th Street, Bloomington, MN 55431

To register, call us at 952-885-5446 or download registration form

Electro-therapy is a powerful adjunct to any acupuncture practice, offering great results for conditions like acute and chronic pain, neuropathies, soft tissue injuries, insomnia and in rehabilitation from stroke or other disabling conditions. With proper accessories, children and other needle-sensitive patients may be treated.  Workshop topics:

  • Introduction and history of EA
  • EA terminology, theory, current research and clinical uses
  • Operational details and safety features of EA devices
  • Commonly used frequencies, modulations, accessory devices
  • Treatment set-up and demonstration
  • Practice lab

You are encouraged to bring your own device to class for the practice lab, so you can ask specific questions about it.  For advice about buying a new electro-acupuncture device prior to attending class please contact the instructor, Steve Compton, at scompton@nwhealth.edu.  The University bookstore stocks several EA devices, call 952-885-5416 to order.

About Steve Compton, LAc

Steve Compton earned a Master of Oriental Medicine degree from the College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CAOM)at Northwestern Health Sciences University in 2004.He has been an acupuncture clinical supervisor at Courage Center in Minneapolis since 2005 where he uses electro-acupuncture every day.Steve is currently an Assistant Professor at CAOM where he teaches electro-acupuncture in the Accessory Techniques class andthe Rehabilitation Acupuncture Clinical Seminar.



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