This module is part of an advance series looking at chronic and complex conditions that western medicine finds difficult to treat. Participants are expected to have a high level of prior learning and clinical experience because this course dives deep into the most challenging conditions. Module 6 covers abdominal pain and colic and uses key diagnostic tools to differentiate the associated patterns for each. Participants will have video tutorials and training notes covering the main causes of colic and abdominal pain including attack of cold, blockage, shock and cranial compression, Qi obstruction and blood stasis (including appendicitis), Spleen Qi xu, retention of phlegm, lingering pathogenic factor and worms. Treatment protocols are provided for each condition.
To be able to differentiate between abdominal pain and colic based on the different signs and symptoms.
Understand the aetiology and pathology of common abdominal pain and colic presentations.
Know how to form an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
Learn acupuncture protocols for the all conditions; attack of cold, blockage, shock and cranial compression, Qi obstruction and blood stasis (including appendicitis), Spleen Qi xu, retention of phlegm, lingering pathogenic factor and worms.
0 hrs - 30 min
Welcome and course overview. How to differentiate between abdominal pain and colic key signs.
30 min - 1 hrs
Underlying causes of colic; attack of cold, blockage and shock. Treatment principles, key acupuncture points and dietary advice.
1 hrs - 1.5 hrs
Other causes of abdominal pain Qi obstruction and blood stasis.How to treat Spleen Qi xu, retention of phlegm, LPF and worms.
1.5 hrs - 2 hrs
Acupuncture points for all of the patterns of disharmonies.Advice for parents – food to eat foods to avoid, meal preparations.
2 hrs - 2.25 hrs
Summary and close.
Dr Julian Scott is the world's most eminent Paediatric Acupuncture Specialist with 40 years experience treating babes and children with acupuncture, dietary advice and western herbs. He is author of Acupuncture in the Treatment of Children, Natural Medicine for Children and Natural Medicine for Women, and Acupuncture in the Treatment of Eyes.
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