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    • 21 Jan 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (CST)
    • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
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    Practical Moxibustion

    A class on the practice of direct moxibustion

    Tom Hurrle, L.Ac.

    A hands-on seminar teaching how to use direct moxibustion as practiced in Japan safely and effectively in your clinic.

    You will learn:

    • Technique for applying half rice grain size direct moxibustion, with a goal of applying 5 cones in one minute while maintaining patient comfort
    • Integrating moxibustion with your treatment strategy
    • Use of moxibustion to treat pain, with a focus on knee and back pain
    • Differentiate findings on the skin and in muscle tissue to apply appropriate stimulation
    • Sawada’s whole body moxibustion treatment (tai ji okyu)
    • Moxibustion using a bamboo tube (Fukaya style)
    • Special effect moxa points
    • A summary of Japanese research on the effects of moxibustion
    • Assigning moxibustion for patient homework using Ibuki moxa
    REQUIRED supplies: moxa kit, available to purchase here ($35). If you don't have a moxa kit, you will be able to purchase 2 grams of Ultra Pure moxa and incense at the class for $5.

    This class is eligible for

    7 Illinois CEU’s

    7 NCCAOM PDA’s

    Pricing:

    ILaaom professional members:  $125
    Non-Member Professional: $165
    ILaaom Student Members: $65 
    Non-Member Student: $95


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