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Anatomy for Acupuncture and Tui Na: Human Cadaver Lab

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Anatomy for Acupuncture and Tui Na: Human Cadaver Lab

April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - April 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm EDT

$400 – $500

An in-depth exploration of the body and therapeutic modalities through the human cadaver lab. This course will describe functional anatomy of the neuromusculoskeletal system, as well as vascular and organ systems. Pathways of fascia, the nervous system, and blood flow will be linked to the clinical decision making process. Each area of the body will have a lecture component, followed by hand-on time in the cadaver lab to look at anatomical structures. Examination of specific tissues in which needles travel through will be demonstrated.

Goals and Objectives:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the tissues and fascia beneath acupuncture points
  • Apply anatomical knowledge towards application of tui na
  • Learn how to incorporate qi gong and therapeutic exercises based on anatomical connections
  • Understand relationships between surface anatomy and internal structures and the clinical relevance of fascial/organ innervation

Instructors: Dr. Frank Butler, DACMand Dr. Christina Ippolito, DC, LAc
Dates: April 13-14, 2019
Times: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Location: Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, Of New York Chiropractic College

NCCAOM PDA points: 14

For more information please email classes@evolvehealthnyc.com or call 212-945-7300

More on the instructors:

Dr. Frank Butler, DACM is an internationally renowned scholar, clinician, and educator of Chinese Medicine. He is an expert in Orthopedics/Trauma Medicine and is one of the only modern-day physicians who has been educated through a traditional apprenticeship – a disciple of Ken Ark Fung Gong, disciple of Ou Young De Fei. Dr. Butler regularly mentors others in the profession on complex and difficult to treat cases, as well as lecturing all over the world on Chinese Medicine on orthopedics, acupuncture, and herbal medicine.

Dr. Christina Ippolito, DC, LAc is a dedicated scholar of the human body, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology, a Doctorate of Chiropractic, and a license of Acupuncture. She holds a position at the Integrated Spine Department at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, a Harvard Medical School affiliated clinic, as a Primary Spine Practitioner.


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April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am
April 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
$400 – $500


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