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Acupuncture Treatment of Pain in the Upper and Lower Extremity - featuring Whitfield Reaves, OMD, LAc

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Call 952-885-5446 to register today! Only 40 seats available.

Learn how to use advanced techniques to treat common sports injuries in the upper and lower extremities. Learn tendino-muscle meridians, distal points, and strategies using the opposite side and opposite extremity.

Treating the site of injury is detailed with such techniques as threading the tendon, trigger point therapy and fascial release.

This seminar is the integration of traditional Chinese acupuncture with western orthopedic and sports medicine. Having spent over 30 years specializing in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, Whitfield’s clinical experience is invaluable for practitioners working with pain.

Each injury will consist of lecture, demonstration, and supervised practice which limits the class size to 40 people.  The objective is for you to be more informed about the diagnosis and assessment of the injury as well as confident in your approach to treatment.


Whitfiedl Reaves PhotoWhitfield Reaves, OMD, LAc is one of the leading practitioners in the field of acupuncture sports medicine. He first began clinical practice in 1981, and has specialized for over 30 years in the field of orthopedics and sports acupuncture. Licensed in California in 1981, Whitfield earned a Doctor of Oriental Medicine degree in 1983. His thesis, "Acupuncture and the treatment of common running injuries", demonstrated that TCM could address many clinical issues in sports medicine.

His experience includes the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games, as well as numerous track and field, cycling and other events nationally over the last 25 years. Whitfield is the author of The Acupuncture Handbook of Sports Injuries and Pain, one of the few texts integrating traditional acupuncture with orthopedic and sports medicine. He is also the director of The Acupuncture Sports Medicine Apprenticeship Program. Whitfield continues to teach seminars and apprenticeship style workshops in North America and Europe. Whitfield can be reached at his website www.WhitfieldReaves.com.

Northwestern is an approved provider #ACHB-078

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