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Acupuncture in Musculoskeletal Disorders: One Day Course and Workshop

This course will contribute to evidence-based musculoskeletal practice, and combine presentations on current evidence on mechanisms and clinical effectiveness, as well as hands on practice. The course is intended for those with some experience of acupuncture, but is also suitable for novices.

About the presenter:

Panos Barlas
Dr Panos Barlas.

Dr Panos Barlas is an internationally respected authority on acupuncture.

Whilst working in Coventry University he was responsible for the development of the MSc in Acupuncture, the first such degree in UK and Europe.

Currently he is a Research Fellow, in the School of Health and Rehabilitation in Keele University, where he is responsible for developing clinical research in acupuncture and its effects on musculoskeletal pain and experimental research on the physiology of sensory stimulation induced analgesia, a field where he collaborates with a number of laboratories both in the UK and abroad.

He has held a number of grants all related to the analgesic effects of acupuncture and electrostimulation upon experimental and clinical models of pain. He lectures extensively in a number of Masters, graduate courses and conferences on acupuncture, physiology of pain and sensory stimulation-induced analgesia and acupuncture practice.

At present he is responsible for Masters modules in acupuncture as well as the physiology and pharmacology of pain and analgesia within the MSc framework of the School of Health and Rehabilitation in Keele University.

Panos has been a regular visitor to New Zealand, and a popular course presenter.

Date Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Time 9:00am - 5:00pm
Audience Public
Event Category Health Sciences
Event Type Function
CampusDunedin
LocationSchool of Physiotherapy, University of Otago
Cost$150 for registered physiotherapists (other registered healthcare professionals considered)

Payment by direct credit:

Bank: Westpac NZ
Bank Account Name: University of Otago
Bank Account Number: 030175 0660238 00
Please include your ‘name’ & ‘Acupuncture Phty’
Cost: $150.00
Contact NameProfessor David Baxter
Contact Phone+64 3 479 7411
Contact Emaildavid.baxter@otago.ac.nz

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