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AACP 2 Day Sports Injury course - Cardiff - August 2019

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Description This two day course is designed for practicing chartered physiotherapists who wish to expand their theoretical knowledge and practical application of acupuncture in the field of sports injuries. The course covers the concepts of homeostasis and its effect on healing and performance and the influence of acupuncture upon soft tissue healing. It also covers a variety of additional advanced needling techniques that can be utilised for the treatment of both acute and chronic sports injuries. Participants should be MCSP and HCPC registered and have already successfully undertaken a recognised acupuncture foundation course.


• To develop participant’s theoretical knowledge of acupuncture and its role in the treatment of acute and chronic sports injuries

• To develop participant’s practical skills in the treatment of a variety of both acute and chronic sports injuries

Training Objectives Knowledge

Participants will undertake a review and update of their knowledge of the physiological:

• Mechanisms of pain

• Processes of inflammation and tissue healing

• Homeostatic mechanisms

Skills To be able to:

• Safely and effectively employ a variety of needling techniques for the treatment of both acute and chronic sports injuries.

• Safely and effectively use acupuncture in a combined treatment approach taking into account tissue trauma, muscle imbalance and normal movement patterns.


To understand the application of acupuncture in the treatment of a variety of:

• Acute soft tissue injuries.

• Chronic soft tissue injuries.


These objectives will be achieved through a variety of teaching strategies including lectures, tutorials, seminars, action groups, problem-based learning scenarios, clinical reasoning

Location Cardiff
Category Complementary Therapies
Details of Event
Start date 03 Aug 2019
Start time 9:00am
Time info Please arrive in good time for the course to begin
Venue Address Sport Wales Institute, Sophia Gardens, Sophia Walk, Cardiff, CF11 9XR
Description AACP Accredited members can benefit from a reduced course cost
Amount £220
Organiser Claire Buckingham
Speaker Jonathan Hobbs
CPD hours 14
Accredited by AACP
Description AACP Limited Sefton House, Adam Court, Newark Road, Peterborough PE1 5PP
Name Claire Buckingham
Contact No. +441733390007
Keywords Acupuncture, Complementary Health, Complementary Medicine, Complementary Therapy, Health, Physiotherapy, Therapy
Regions Bristol , East Midlands, East of England, Greater London, Ireland, Midlands, North East, North West, Northern Ireland, Online, Online (UK wide), Scotland, South, South East, South West, Southwark, Wales, West Midlands, Westminster, Worldwide, Yorkshire and the Humber
Event User Information
Name Jennifer Hodges
Telephone Number 01733 390007