Treating Fibromyalgia with Chinese Medicine
Fibromyalgia is a complicated and debilitating condition. Western medicine does not have great treatment strategies. However, research shows that acupuncture can be helpful. Add herbs into the treatment strategy, and many patients are able to minimize their symptoms. It is still a difficult condition that changes with age and environmental factors, but Chinese medicine is probably the best approach to dealing with its vagaries. This course will look at fibromyalgia from both biomedical and Chinese points of view, and discuss Chinese medical diagnostics and therapeutics. Participants will leave with a real-world approach to treating this condition.
A participant in this course will be able to:
- Understand fibromyalgia from a biomedical perspective
- Apply Chinese and biomedical diagnostics to fibromyalgia patients
- Develop appropriate and effective treatment strategies
This is California Acupuncture Board (CAB) Category 1 distance education course. For NCCAOM, this course is a core (AOM-CM) PDA. This course is pending approval by the California Acupuncture Board and NCCAOM for 3 hours of continuing education and PDAs. For further information, please contact Dr. Greg Sperber, CAB CEU Provider #1349, NCCAOM PDA Provider #166669, at DrGreg@integrativemedicinecouncil.org or (619) 881-0029.
Refund Policy: This course may be downloaded as soon as purchased and therefore no refunds are possible.